Basket of Light is the most progressive and complex release by the British folk-rock group Pentangle.
Traditional English folk songs are reinterpreted with a mix of jazz,
pop and rock influences. Everything their previous works promised is
fulfilled here. The album opener “Light Flight” has become their
signature song. If there is a prog folk masterpiece then it is Basket Of Light. Pentangle
proved they could release a progressive, ground-breaking work without
keyboards, much studio trickery or even electric instruments.
The original Pentangle was
active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The original line-up includes
Bert Jansch (vocals & guitar) and John Renbourn (vocals &
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Gatefold sleeve