Traiveller's Joy is certainly not an inappropriate title for an album with such an emphasis on the folk wave we're all apparently riding at the moment. Maybe it's a way to be all free and light when actually we're all tied down and fed up. Who can say. Look around the shops and you see smock dresses and crochet, and in music you find the likes of Emily Smith.
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