From the Mourning of the World

Nick is the author of three books about walking and Europe, the most recent of which is Outlandish, a work of gonzo ornithology, The Parakeeting of London, and a collection of short fiction, Loss Soup and Other Stories. He works as an editor and co-director for the Dark Mountain Project, and has contributed short stories and essays to many of its issues. Red Smoking Mirror is his debut novel.



Dark Mountain’s first compilation album of uncivilised music in vinyl, produced by Marmaduke Dando.

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From the Mourning of the World is a unique compilation album, Featuring: an exclusive alternate version of Caesar recorded specially for the album by BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year 2011, Chris Wood; BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year 2010 Jon Boden; celebrated artists such as Chris T-T and Bethia Beadman (whose track is a duet with REM’s Mike Mills); this is a beautiful compilation of the wild and uncivilised music associated with the Dark Mountain Project.

Produced by Marmaduke Dando. Cover artwork by Rima Staines.

Additional information

Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 32 × 32 × 0.5 cm