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In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Philips” label released “Just Another Diamond Day”, the debut Vashti Bunyan album. It was recorded November – December 1969, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  1. Vashti Bunyan- vocals, acoustic guitar
  2. Christopher Sykes – piano, organ
  3. John James – dulcitone
  4. Robin Williamson- fiddle, whistle, Celtic harp
  5. Dave Swarbrick- fiddle, mandolin
  6. Simon Nicol – banjo
  7. Mike Crowther – guitar
  8. Robert Kirby- string and recorder arrangements
  9. Joe Boyd- liner notes
  10. Jerry Boys – engineer
  11. John James – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Vashti Bunyan, except where noted.

  1. Diamond Day
  2. Glow Worms
  3. Lily Pond
  4. Timothy Grub
  5. Where I Like to Stand – Vashti Bunyan, John James
  6. Swallow Song
  7. Window Over the Bay – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  8. Rose Hip November
  9. Come Wind Come Rain
  10. Hebridean Sun – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  11. Rainbow River
  12. Trawlerman’s Song – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  13. Jog Along Bess
  14. Iris’s Song for Us – Vashti Bunyan, Wally Dix, Iris Macfarlane
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On April 24, 2004.

Rejoicing

On April 24, 2004, “Young God” label released “Rejoicing in the Hands”, the third Devendra Banhart studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Devendra Banhart and Michael Gira.

Personnel:

  • Devendra Banhart – bass, guitar, piano, vocals, producer, drawing
  • Vashti Bunyan– vocals
  • Paul Cantelon– violin
  • Thor Harris– percussion, vibraphone
  • Julia Kent – cello
  • Joe McGinty – organ, piano
  • Steve Moses – percussion, drums
  • Jason LaFarge – engineer
  • Doug Henderson– mastering, mixing
  • Georgia Bridges – engineer
  • Lynn Bridges – engineer

Track listing:

  1. This Is the Way
  2. A Sight to Behold
  3. The Body Breaks
  4. Poughkeepsie
  5. Dogs They Make Up the Dark
  6. Will Is My Friend
  7. This Beard Is for Siobhán
  8. See Saw
  9. Tit Smoking in the Temple of Artesan Mimicry
  10. Rejoicing in the Hands
  11. Fall
  12. Todos los Dolores
  13. When the Sun Shone on Vetiver
  14. There Was Sun
  15. Insect Eyes
  16. Autumn’s Child