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The Legendary 10 Seconds


A second album of music about the life and times of Richard III
recorded by The Legendary Ten Seconds
Pastime Records 050 - relase date 02.10.14.

The second album of music recorded by The Legendary Ten Seconds about the life and times of Richard III. Tant Le Desiree is old French for I have longed for it so much. It is one of the mottoes of Richard III which was found written in his own hand, together with his name on a page of a book of the story of Ipomedon, the best knight in the world.

The minstrels of The Legendary Ten Seconds:-
Ian Churchward: lead vocals, 6 & 12 string guitars, bass guitar, mandola and mandolin
Lord Zarquon: Mellotron, Hammond -Nord Electro 3, Roland XP50, MTron Pro and Mini Moog keyboards, drums and percussion - visit website
Camilla Joyce: vocals
Rob Bright: guitar & banjo
Tom Churchward: melodeon
Gentian (the sisters, Jingle & D D ): backing vocals on By Hearsay

All songs written by Ian Churchward, Elaine Churchward & Lord Zarquon except the lyrics for The Boar Lay Slain written by Frances Quinn
Artwork created by Graham Moores at Dazeye Design.

Listen to Track 3 Tewkesbury Tale 1471
Link to folkcast featuring A Tewkesbury Tale by The Legendary Ten Seconds

1) Shakespeare's Richard 1592. About Shakespeare's version of Richard III
2) The Ragged Staff 1470. An instrumental. The bear and ragged staff was the emblem of Warwick the Kingmaker who was killed at the battle of Barnet in 1471.
3) Tewkesbury Tale 1471. A song telling the story about the battle of Tewkesbury.
4) The gold it feels so cold 1475. Edward IV's campaign in France.
5) To Fotheringhay 1476. The reburial of Richard Duke of York and
Edmund Earl of Rutland.
6) Confort et liesse. An instrumental, the personal motto of Edward IV.
7) By Hearsay 1483. The events in the spring of 1483 after the death
of Edward IV.
8) Royal Progress 1483. The royal progress following the coronation of
Richard III in the summer of 1483.
9) The court of King Richard III 1484. The visit of the Silesian knight, Niclas von Popplau to the Court of King Richard III.
10) Fortune's Wheel 1485. The wheel of fortune turns against Richard III.
11) White Surrey, 1485. Richard's charge against Henry Tudor at the battle of Bosworth.
12) The Rose of Tudor, 1509. A song about Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII.
13) Yorkist Archer 1513. An archer at the battle of Flodden. His father had fought for Richard III at the battle of Bosworth.
14) The road to Middleham 2013. An instrumental, a visit to the castle of Middleham in Yorkshire.
15) The boar lay slain 1485. The death of Richard III at the battle of Bosworth.

Exeter indie label Pastime Records was set up to promote and support indie acts recording and performing in the Exeter and Devon area, and its acts have received airplay and critical acclaim both nationally and internationally.
For further information contact: Pastime Records, C/O Andy Botterill, 28 Collins Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 5DY - eMail

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