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Holy Ghost

Marc Ford


Total Playing Time 46 minutes

The fabled former lead guitarist with the Black Crowes has been the leader of his own bands, a session player of choice with Govt. Mule, Ben Harper, Booker T  and many others, and producer of acclaimed acts from Ryan Bingham to Phantom Limb. His outstanding new album will delight a legion of admirers who never knew he could embrace the wide open spaces of American roots music so brilliantly. More >>

Produced by Robot Club

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American Songwriter
"The work of a mature artist, comfortable in his skin, creating insightful, brilliantly recorded and performed reflective music. It exudes a timeless quality that you can easily get lost in"

Blurt Magazine
"Ford’s songs simply sound wizened and well worn, giving the appearance he has the experience to match his intentions"

Mississippi Blues Club
“The album has plenty of space for Ford to demonstrate that his guitar sorcery is as powerful as ever, but it’s also the best songwriting of his career”

Glide Magazine
"A delightfully listenable collection of deep musical ditties. Musically speaking Ford is in a great space"

Classic Rock
"Marc Ford - just the man to watch over the long haul."
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MOJO Magazine
4 Stars
"Bursts of transcendence in the warm glow of prime Americana."
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"his new solo Album, Holy Ghost, is a sleepily beautiful slice of six-string Americana".

Country Music Magazine (Classic Rock Magazine)
"...an edifying exploration of Americana"

Marquee Magazine
“Holy Ghost showcases Ford’s dichotomy of acoustic song writing mastery and lead guitar expertise”

Relix Magazine
"Full of rootsy, earthy goodness. Ford truly Succeeds"

Hi Fi +
3½ Stars
"Holy Ghost feels like the album that will put Ford firmly on the map"
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3 Stars
"Holy Ghost exists in the same class as John Stewart's California Bloodlines, Smog, Ron Sexsmith and Springstreen."
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4½ Stars
"One of the most beautiful records of the year"

Press Association
4 Stars
"Travails of love and heartbreak...Ford has a rewarding solo career to look forward to"

Guitar and Bass
"a gorgeous slice of melancholy Americana rich in exquisite country-folk twang and breezy, west coast ambience, with songs that rank amongst his finest yet"
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"this is an album for the long haul; those seeking instance gratification may wish to look elsewhere"
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The Record Collector
3 Stars
"an anglo-Americana gem that soothes and seduces with every play"
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Contact Music
3½ Stars
“where Ford lacks in originality and diversity, he more than makes up for it in heart and soul.”

4 Stars
"...these are some of the best songs - and the best -produced songs- you'll hear this or any other year"
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Classic Rock
"If you buy only one acoustic album this year, it should probably be this one."

Penny Black Music
"a down-to-earth, roots-based affair with nimble lead guitar"
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Oliver Arditi
"The rhythm section feels on the album are absolutely superb, the playing is impeccable throughout, and the mix is an essay in the balance of clarity and integration"
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Flipside Reviews
4 Stars
"Holy Ghost is a personal, intimate, reflective and often reassuring glimpse into the musical mind of a man who's probably seen and done more than most of his listeners put together"

4 Stars
"I bet this is gonna be hailed as one of the finest release of the Americana genre of 2014. You can quote me on that too.”
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Acoustic Magazine
"...tasteful originals delivered via a weary, cracked baritone, pitched somewhere between Ron Sexsmith and Lou Reed"
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Americana UK
"a blend of denim and flannel, guitars and steel, alcohol and tears, it has a plangent melody and shows a mastery of the form...I can see it being a big success"
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Marc Ford - vocals, guitars
Elijah Ford - guitars, vocals
Kirsten Ford - vocals and 27 years
Stew Jackson - guitars, pedal steel, vocals
Dan Moore - piano, Hammond organ, mellotron, Fender rhodes, vocals
Luke Cawthra - guitars
Andy Lowe - bass guitar, double bass
Matt Brown - drums
Louis Lewis-Smith - banjo, hospitality
Luke Smith - guitar, percussion, vocals
Chris Lizotte - backing vocals

Produced and mixed by Robot Club. Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth and The Shed, Bath (UK).
Engineered by Nick Brine.
Additional engineering by Robot Club and Louis Lewis-Smith.
Mastered by Shawn Joseph at Optimum Mastering.

All songs written and composed by Marc Ford (Little Chair Music BMI / Little Brother Music)

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