June 2021 (#168)
The June 2021 issue (#168) of Songlines is now on sale. This issue’s cover star is the folk musician Sam Lee, who talks about song collecting, singing with nightingales and eco-activism. We also reveal the winners in the Songlines Music Awards 2021. Other features include interviews with musicians Ross Daly and Stelios Petrakis about their dedication to the Cretan lyra; Timor-Leste’s Berliku speaks about fighting and singing for his country’s freedom; a Beginner’s Guide to the Polish folk group Warsaw Village Band; My World with the Indian author and musician Amit Chaudhuri, plus all the latest news, online streamed concert reviews, CD, book and world cinema reviews.
This month's exclusive Top of the World album (available as a CD and download) includes Toumani Diabaté & the London Symphony Orchestra, Héctor Valentín, Moira Smiley & VOCO and the Erlend Apneseth Trio, plus an extra six bonus tracks featuring music by Stelios Petrakis, Bijoya Chaudhuri, Wardruna, Ana Alcaide and others.