MARTIN STEPHENSON : GLADSOME, HUMOUR & BLUE AT 30

IN APRIL 1988 MARTIN STEPHENSON AND THE DAINTEES RELEASED SECOND ALBUM GLADSOME, HUMOUR & BLUE – A WORTHY SUCCESSOR TO CULT CLASSIC BOAT TO BOLIVIA.

This rustic and retro-tinged collection represented a stride forward for Stephenson – but it was, in many ways, completely out of step with its times. The album was characterised by highly assured though modest and unassuming songwriting, and aligned it with classic forms and organic instrumentation. For its thirtieth anniversary GLADSOME, HUMOUR & BLUE has been re-recorded (with release due in the very near future) and Stephenson is undertaking a series of intimate dates to celebrate. In this new edition of The Mouthcast, old pal Stephenson¬†discusses the album in depth…

Listen to a rough mix and get details of how to order the new edition, here