No Summer by Cinder Well on Free Dirt Records (the album cover features a black and white rectangular photograph of Amelia Baker stood in front of leafless trees and stone buildings beneath a white sky; the photgraph is on a plain white background, and the artist name and album title are printed in a n uppercase light gold serif font at the top-left of the sleeve)

Cinder Well - No Summer


  • $32.00

Recorded in Anacortes, Washington, Cinder Well's No Summer was written in County Clare, Ireland, where Californian Amelia Baker relocated to study the traditional music of the area, but takes it's inspiration from where the mountain music of the Appalachia meets a Southern gothic stillness. 
It is a spare, bleak and meditative album, and an open letter home from across an ocean. Backed by minimal instrumentation, Baker's voice is powerful and haunting, and cuts right to the bone. Full of lonely observational wonder, the songs weave a story of small-town dislocation and the connectivity of tradition. 
Recorded shortly before the pandemic in 2020, and released during lockdown, No Summer seems to capture the isolation and sorrow of the year with captivating clarity. But as prophetic as it may be, its also universal and timeless in its. 



  1. Wandering Boy 
  2. No Summer 
  3. Our Lady's 
  4. Fallen 
  5. The Cuckoo 
  6. Old Enough 
  7. Queen Of The Earth, Child Of The Skies 
  8. The Doorway 
  9. From Behind The Curtain 


  • Pressed on 150g vinyl 
  • Includes printed inner-sleeve with lyrics 
  • Contains download coupon 





also available: 
Cinder Well - Cadence   LP | CD 


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