Two years after the runaway European success of his previous album, Hobo, Charlie Winston’s hugely anticipated follow-up, Running Still, has been released. Society of Sound has an exclusive version with two extra bonus tracks available in studio-quality formats.
The album is another step up for the talented songwriter – engaging, witty and always thought-provoking.
“My sole objective on the album was to be able to engage people’s feet first and slowly rise to the mind,” he says. “So by the time they get absorbed in the lyrics, they’re fully engaged but realize there’s something more going on.”
This month’s album from the LSO is Mahler’s 9th symphony. Conducted by Gergiev, this performance is not weighed down with a sense of valediction but is more exploratory, sustaining itself delicately over a relatively short 79 minutes with a ravishing orchestral sound and playing that cannot be faulted.