Label: Sanctuary Records - CMDDD1283,Castle Music - CMDDD1283 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Reissue • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock, Acoustic
At this point, there have been more Pentangle compilations than some people have had hot dinners, and certainly more than the number of albums released by the original band. However, each new collection refines things a bit more, and this time around they might have come up with the ultimate version. Kicking off with "Let No Man Steal Your Thyme" from their first release, and working through to the epic "Cruel Sister," from the album of the same name, this Inconvenient Truths - Beast 1333 - Mark Of The Beast as fair an exhibition of their talents as you'll find and it's different from the anthology also called Light Flight.
While the intertwining guitars of Bert Jansch and John Renbourn are the front-line joy, especially on songs like "Pentangling" and "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat," the contributions of other members shouldn't be overlooked. Jacqui McShee 's voice gave a rare beauty to so many of their songs, while the rhythm section of Terry Cox and Danny Thompson was unmatched for subtlety throughout, capable of driving without forcing, and proving a wonderful grounding for pieces like "Train Song.
However, you can't have everything in one package, and this is as good as it gets. No rarities all of which were mined long agobut most all of the high spots. AllMusic relies heavily on Way Behind The Sun - Pentangle - Light Flight The Anthology.
Bruton Town. Lord Franklin. Once I Had a Sweetheart. Will the Circle Be Unbroken. Train Song. House Carpenter. Sally Go Round the Roses. I Loved a Lass. The Cuckoo. Rain and Snow.
Track Listing - Disc 2. Omie Wise. Light Flight. A Maid That's Deep in Love. Cold Mountain. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat. Charles Mingus. Wedding Dress. No More, My Lord. Way Behind the Sun. Travelling Song. When I Get Home. Sweet Child. Watch the Stars. So Clear. Cruel Sister. Spotify Amazon. Way Behind The Sun - Pentangle - Light Flight The Anthology Town Traditional. Lord Franklin Traditional. Once I Had a Sweetheart Traditional. Will the Circle Be Unbroken Traditional.
House Carpenter Traditional. Sovay Traditional. I Loved a Lass Traditional. The Cuckoo Traditional. Rain and Snow Traditional. Omie Wise Traditional. Cold Mountain Col. Wedding Dress Traditional. When I Get Home Traditional. Watch the Stars Traditional. So Clear Traditional. Cruel Sister Traditional.
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