No 5 – A Live Album

Kirsty McGee & The Hobopop Collective · 2010

No 5 - A Live Album
  • Hobopop Recordings · HPCD005
  • Formats: CD | DL
  • Produced by Mat Martin
  1. Omaha
  2. Alibi Blues
  3. Last Orders
  4. Sandman
  5. Bliss
  6. The Last To Understand
  7. Stonefruit
  8. Dust Devils
  9. Faith

No 5 – A Live Album is the first release from Kirsty McGee’s Hobopop Collective project, featuring long-term collaborator Mat Martin and GoGo Penguin‘s Rob Turner and Nick Blacka. The album also features performances from James Steel (The Brute Chorus, James Brute), Christopher Cundy (Cold Specks, Guillemots, Little Annie, Devon Sproule) and Clive Mellor (Richard Hawley).

On October 10th 2009 Kirsty McGee & The Hobopop Collective performed and recorded a one-off show at Contact, Manchester, UK. This album represents the band’s selections from that set and is presented here with no overdubs or repairs, exactly as the songs were performed on the night.

Kirsty McGee: Vocal, Guitar
Mat Martin: Banjos, Tenor Guitar, Banjo Uke, Vocal
Nick Blacka: Double Bass
Rob Turner: Drums, Junk

With Special Guests
James Steel: Electric Guitar
Clive Mellor: Harmonica
Christopher Cundy: Bass Clarinet, Saxello

Produced by Mat Martin
Recorded on location at Contact, Manchester by Barkley McKay
Mastered by Russ Hepworth-Sawyer for MOTTOsound
Artwork & Graphic Design: Mat Martin
Photography: Pauline Keightley
Video: Phil Davies
Live Sound: Ibrar Haque