Late Night John
Released in early May 2004 in a printed plain white record company sleeve this advanced review copy of the Late Night John compilation was distributed for promotional purposes to music journalists. Produced in very limited numbers, this particular release was accompanied by a one page press release;
CAT. NO. 9813651 BARCODE 0602498136515
Ballad Of An Elder Woman / Fly On Home / Parcels (John & Beverley Martyn) / Stormbringer (John & Beverley Martyn) / Bless The Weather / Head And Heart / Solid Air / Don’t Want To Know / So Much In Love With You / You Can Discover / Call Me Crazy / Small Hours / One World / Hurt In Your Heart / Angeline.
John Martyn is one of the UK’s most innovative acoustic and electric guitar players and most affecting lyricist. Although nominally a ‘folk’ artist, to pigeonhole John Martyn is virtually impossible. Late Night John captures echoes of rock, pop, jazz, reggae, soul and even chamber music that course through his predominantly acoustic songs.
Late Night John is a new collection of some of Martyn’s finest work, spanning his Island recording career. Late Night John is not all mellow, but there is a tremendous consistency in its smoky, lazy, late-night quality. It’s for those glorious impromptu evenings where you sit up with friends as night blurs into a fresh summer dawn. It’s John Martyn as he’s meant to be heard.
Daryl Easlea, Head Of Catalogue Publicity, Universal Catalogue Marketing
tel: 020 8xxx 5xxx, mob: 07xxx 6xxxx4”