Ross Wilson, the Edinburgh-born songwriter who labours under that name doesn’t write folk songs. But having discovered the traditional music of the British Isles whilst in exile down south, he fell in
love with what he heard. Those sounds informed what happened next.
His new album 'The Ballads Of Peckham Rye' features a remarkable roll call of musicians from the folk side of the fence, including Karine Polwart, Mattie Foulds, Lau’s Aidan O’Rourke and Rachel Newton from The Furrow Collective.