by Fil Campbell

Released 2000
Released 2000
It has been said of her, "she has a voice that could melt you while reading the telephone directory". This is a collection of songs by various writers, apart from "Dreaming", the title track, a song written from actual dreams. Contemporary folk.
"Fil Campbell has assembled a fine collection of songs ... and given them effective,
understated arrangements which highlight her own intimate, lilting voice.(On
Dreaming)" Dirty Linen (USA)

"Fil Campbell has a gently commanding way with a song ... she draws you in slowly
until it's a case of sweet surrender." Folk Roots

The title track of "Dreaming" (Round Tower Records, released 2000) is the one self
penned song from Northern Irish singer Fil Campbell's second solo album. The
album includes tracks from English writers Julie Matthews and Chris While as well as
from old favourites like Van Morrison and Lennon and McCartney.

Fil has toured extensively throughout Europe and the UK since the mid 90s
accompanied by her partner, percussionist Tom McFarland building up a strong and
loyal following for the blend of acoustic pop, jazz, folk and traditional songs, sung by
a unique voice and accompanied by Latin, African and Irish percussion.

She has been a regular performers at many European festivals, including FolkEst in
Italy, Fiddlers Green Folk Festival, Rostrevor, and Celtic Connections in Glasgow,
and had the distinction of being the first performer to play within Parliament
Buildings in Belfast at a concert to celebrate the signing of the historic Good Friday
Agreement. On that occasion she and her band opened for Sir Elton John.

"...each song stands alone as a carefully arranged and beautifully performed piece of
Tykes News (UK)

"Blessed with a voice that could melt you while singing the telephone book..."
Rock' n' Reel (UK)

For further information on Fil's tours and future recordings check out her website at

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    Dalbeattie Acoustic Club


  • Apr 26

    Loughton Folk Club

    Loughton, Essex

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    Barnet Folk Club


  • Apr 30

    Stirling Folk Club


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    The Star Folk Club



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A lovely meal and a dash for cover from the rain in beautiful Rouen last night. #rouen #touring

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