Stories

from by Madame Česki

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    An alluring 12 page colour booklet and gatefold case.
    Artwork exclusively crafted by Scottish embroiderer Scott Ramsay Kyle.
    Includes lyrics for each track (in English).

    Performed on instruments such as strings, dulcitone, harpsichord and saw, Madame Česki creates a tapestry of songs in a folk tradition. Her topics include birds, spinning wheels and spoons made out of bone.

    Madame Česki's biography includes performing with Gruff Rhys, Collectress, 10 Mewn Bws, Marques Toliver, Fiona Bevan and Orphans&Vandals, yet this is her first step in front of the mirror.

    The songs are rough hewn from the mountains, with eerie remembrances and obsessive patterns, recorded naively, with devilish vocals and strings.

    Includes unlimited streaming of PALIMPSEST via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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lyrics

Bedtime,
Bedtime stories
Belonging, knowing
Warmth growing
Your words they touch my mind
Old caressing hand

Stories, to remember
Moments, forever
Stillness sparkling
These jewels they shine so bright
They turn the dark to light

There is a story, you and me
I keep writing, unable to see

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from PALIMPSEST, released January 8, 2016

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Madame Česki Bristol, UK

Madame Česki is a violinist from North Wales. In 2014 she shut herself away with a few old string instruments and made an album. Her only companions during this time were the mountains, the buzzards, and a fright of ghosts.

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