Various releases and other archives are available on Chris’s bandcamp site
Here you can view archive videos and download various tracks, including contributions to the Touch Samplers which are now out of print.
An archive video:
Below you can listen to various tracks, including contributions to the Touch Samplers which are now out of print.
The Dawn Chrorus from BBC Tyne
Jesmond Dene from Sonic Streams [FACT 2007]
Wild Song at Dawn
Recorded at Springfield Park, Liverpool, 16-19th May 2007 from Touch Sampler 00 [Touch # T_ZERO_0, 2000]
Friday the 13th –
The fall had ruptured his spleen. It took the Land Rover nearly seven hours to reach the George lV hotel, they were desperate, but to late… The feast took place and later the musicians played on the very roof where Nickifi had last spoken to the traitor Dris before he was murdered by the daughters of The Magrha. Friday 13th Sept. 1996. Ouarzazate, Morocco, from Touch Sampler 00 [Touch # T_ZERO_0, 2000]
“A Celebration” from Touch Sampler 00 by Chris Watson. Released in 2000.
…A small swarm of bees are disturbed and gather around the boy’s head – King Lalibela is discovered” from Touch Sampler 3 [Touch # T_ZERO_3, 1998]
Out of Our Sight
Motionless anticipation, along the dry sandy banks of the Zambesi a Mozambique nightjar is sucking in all the remaining light from Touch Sampler 2 [Touch # T_ZERO_2, 1997]
Dry tropical rain forest, Costa Rica, 0615h 9th April 1995. Kenya 0210h 1st March 1996.
The mouth of a sea cave below Tarbet Gulley where the siren songs of Cromarty, Forth & Tyne ebb and flow with the swell.
The Musiara Gate
“The Musiara Gate” from Touch Sampler 2 [ Touch # T_ZERO_2, 1997]
“Wolves” from Star Switch On [Touch # Tone 18, 2002]
An archive recording from BBC Radio 4 (‘PM’) in 2014: