Saturday, October 6, 2012 Mumford and Sons Vinyl Contest

New CVR Blog Sponsor Music Record Shop is offering a vinyl copy Mumford and Sons LP 'Babel' to a lucky reader.

The rules are simple, be the 17th email to this email address  with the words "Music Record Shop Mumford and Sons Contest" in the subject line and you can win the copy.  Limited to one entry per email address. Time sensitive, so get your email in early!

Good luck to all!

Here is the information about the release:


When Mumford & Sons entered the studio to commence work on their second album, Babel, in August of 2011, they never envisaged it would be to follow-up a debut record that had connected with so many music lovers from all different corners of the globe, and all the roads in-between. Their success is even something the four members struggle to trace. "It sort of just happened," Marcus Mumford has often mused to journalists. The earliest memories of the band performing together are within the close confines of a rehearsal room in Putney, and of last minute street-side jamming sessions on the pavement outside Bosun's Locker (a now defunct basement venue on Kings Road in London) ahead of a show. It was a scene already common to the band as musicians falling in and out of bands of each and every genre. Ben Lovett and Marcus were already working on songs together from their school days, but those songs didn't realise their full potential until Winston Marshall (armed with a banjo and dobro), and Ted Dwane (double bass, but with a penchant for being a multi-instrumental marvel) had learnt and lived those songs, given them new arrangements, and injected them with a real 'band' dynamic.




1. Babel
2. Whispers In The Dark
3. I Will Wait
4. Holland Road
5. Ghosts That We Knew
6. Lover Of The Light
7. Lovers' Eyes
8. Reminder
9. Hopeless Wanderer
10. Broken Crown
11. Below My Feet
12. Not With Haste

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