Recordings Featured on:

 

 

F E A T U R E D   R E V I E W S

2018 - "WHERE BIRDSONG MEETS AEROPLANE"

Barry Wickens' solo album (Observation Records OBS001)

2016 -"TOTE FREUNDE"
2015 - "ORDINARY PEOPLE"

Steve Harley - Single

 

2013 - "THE ENCHANTED WAY –Live in Sete 2013"

Clann na Mara - (TWANG DYNASTY MUSIC) www.twangdynasty.org

 

2012 - "LIVE AT BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY HALL
with Orchestra & Choir of The Swan" 

CD & DVD - Steve Harley  & Cockney Rebel with Orchestra & Choir of The Swan

 

2010 - “STRANGER COMES TO TOWN”

Steve Harley - COMEUPPANCE (released by Absolute via Universal) 

 

2007 - “MARCH OF THE LONELY”

Martin Grech - Produced Andy Ross (MARTIN GRECH SONGS) 

 

2005 - “THE QUALITY OF MERCY” 

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel -(GOTT DISCS)

 

2004 - “FEEL THE BOW”

AIDAN BURKE - (www.aidanburke.com)

 

2004 - “ANYTIME” (A live Set)

The Steve Harley Band - (COMEUPPANCE RECORDS)

 

2001- “ACOUSTIC & PURE” - LIVE

Steve Harley with Jim Cregan & Guests - (COMEUPPANCE RECORDS)

 

1998 - "CELTIC DOGS"

The MacNamaras (INDEPENDANT RELEASE)

 

1996 - “KISS AND PUNCH”

Immaculate Fools (COOKING VINYL)

 

1995 - "CHANTER LIVE AT THE VICTORIA"

Chanter -(TWANG DYNASTY MUSIC)

 

1995 - “ROOTS RUN DEEP”

Clann na Mara - (TWANG DYNASTY MUSIC)

 

1995 -“WOODHOUSE” (Acoustic album)

Immaculate Fools COOKING VINYL

 

1993 Unknown Recording Project

Howard Jones

 

1992 -“COULDN’T LOVE YOU MORE”

John Martyn - (PERMANENT RECORDS)

 

1992 "YES YOU CAN"

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel -(PRICEART LTD.)

 

1992 "ANYWHERE OUT OF THIS WORLD"

Ramona 55 featuring Angie Brown -(EAST WEST RECORDINGS)

 

1992 "THE TOY SHOP"

Immaculate Fools -(CBS / SONY MUSIC /COLUMBIA USA/ CONTINUUM/COOKING VINYL)

 

1992-  "LYRA CELTICA"

Chanter -(CREX CREX RECORDS)

 

1990 - "ANOTHER MANS WORLD"
Immaculate Fools -(CBS RECORDS/USA  COLUMBIA)

 

1989 - "SATURDAY SUNDAY MORNING"

The River Detectives -(WEA RECORDS)

 

1988 -"TROUBLE IN THE HOME"

Thrashing Doves- (A&M RECORDS)

 

1987- "BLIND MAN ON A FLYING HORSE"

Lick the Tins -(SEDITION RECORDS)

 

1980 -"CRANNOG"

Crannog - (LIVINGSTONE STUDIO PRODUCTION)

 

1974 -"BLUEGRASS EXPRESS"

Steamboat Bluegrass Band -(WESTWOOD RECORDINGS)

 

 

 

"....This music is contemplative, stealthy and shimmeringly sublime. You’ll never play it when your friends come for dinner. You’ll flick the satnav off and drive the long way round. You’ll park further away and you will sit outside, willing it not to end. You will indulge in this album again and again. You will have learned how to listen.

- Lesley-Ann Jones

(see full review of 2018 release "Where Birdsong Meets Aeroplane" here:

https://lajwriter.blogspot.com/2019/03/play-me-like-you-play-your-violin-barry.html?fbclid=IwAR2PFLbG6PylNUBwk5D2yRwAOw49UgI5rORsQvEujISfjw9LI7rzLm-VRNk

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“…..and Barry is never far from magnificent as he threads his improvisation through the sustained ending of The Lighthouse. They cheered him last night. They cheer him most nights. He touches people. I like that.”

​-Steve Harley

 

.....fantastically sensual...

Lucas Maybe  -Bournemouth Echo-Newsquest Media Group  

 

"....created something spine-shiveringly beautiful."

Jo Davison - Sheffield Star

 

"....Barry Wickens has it sounding truly smooth and sexy even. I’m not the only one who thinks so as, at one point in the set, a particularly frantic and dextrous spell of soloing draws a standing ovation from the crowd. “He’s good isn’t he?” quips Harley, adding “Not that good!” as the applause shows no sign of abating."

-New York Johnny

 

..... when Barry Wickens takes his violin solo the song shifts into a higher galaxy altogether – and one very close to musical heaven!

Review of Bonn show - John Hurd

 

...solos particualarly from Wickens, were blissful.

Alan Cooper- Portsmouth Evening News

 

“....a stupendous exhibition in virtuoso violin by Barry Wickens (so good he does it twice at Harley’s bidding).”

​At Glastonbury Festival  - Karen Morrison

Guido Dossche - ALIVE-Blauton-Supermusic-Sony/ATV

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