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Welcome to the official Mary Hopkin website. If you think 'Those Were the Days' then why not check out the Mary Hopkin Friendly Society for Mary's Apple career, and buy 'Those Were The Days' in the Hopshop.

To stay tuned to what Mary is doing these days, read on and browse the site.

Here's where you can find Mary on social media:

Twitter: @themaryhopkin - Mary herself, so you can have a chat.

Twitter: @maryhopkinmusic- our Twitter, run by Jessica

Facebook: Facebook.com/maryhopkin - run by Jessica.

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Friday 25 July 2014

This week's song for your delectation is 'Requiem (Introit)'.

In our blog, Jessica gives the story behind the artwork on Spirit and the other releases.

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Friday 18 July 2014

Amidst the storms and heatwaves, an oasis of calm in this week's song, 'Sweet and Low'.

In our blog of the week, Jessica talks about the re-release of Spirit. We'd love to hear your questions or comments - please contact us through Facebook or Twitter.

Don't forget you can buy Spirit at a discount this month here and here.

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Friday 11 July 2014

This week's song from Spirit is 'One Fine Day'.

In the last of our behind the scenes blogs, we look at the final part of the process, Mastering and Replication.

In case you missed it last week, Mary talks about the recording of Spirit here.

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Monday July 7 2014

What a scorcher of a weekend!

Our album of the month switches to Spirit. You can hear tracks in full here over the next few weeks. We have a special offer on Spirit which you can buy at a special summer price here and here.

Mary has written about recording Spirit here. The song of this week is 'Ave Maria'. You can also watch the video here.

Continuing our theme of the process of recording an album, Chris and Jessica describe the essential, yet unsung and unheralded backroom work here.

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Friday June 27 2014

This week's song from You Look Familiar is 'Walk Like Me'.

Following on from last week's look at the logistics of the album production, Chris talks about recording some of the vocals for the album here.

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Friday June 20 2014

We all survived Friday 13th. Well done!

This week's song is 'Chime'.

We've started a blog series on the recording process of You Look Familiar. In the first of these blogs, Chris describes his view of the logistics of the process working between cities and even continents.

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Friday June 13 2014

Continuing our You Look Familiar theme, our song this week is 'America'.

Morgan has added his voice to last week's blog regarding The Earth Turns and transatlantic recording. You can read the blog and his views here.

Don't forget if you want to ask us questions, or there's anything you'd like to read a blog on, please tweet us or contact us on Facebook.

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Friday June 6 2014

Our album of the month is You Look Familiar. Mary and Morgan co-wrote the album, and over the month we'll review some of the tracks and have interviews with them about the process.

Read here as Jessica talks with Mary about how 'The Earth Turns' came about.

The song of the week is 'The Earth Turns'. You can hear it in full using the player, and you can see the video here.

In other Mary and Morgan related news, we're very pleased to announce that the Morgan Hopkin Gallery is live. This is a gallery site dedicated to a family of artists, highlighting their work. You can find Mary's artwork here, and some of Morgan's photography here.

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Monday 19 May 2014

Our song this week is the re-release of 'Goodbye'. Don't forget you can buy this re-release, along with 'Those Were The Days' on iTunes and Amazon:

Amazon

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Monday 28 April 2014

THOSE WERE THE DAYS / GOODBYE RE-RELEASE

Today, 28th April 2014, we release 'Those Were the Days' and 'Goodbye' digitally on Mary Hopkin Music with brand new artwork from Mary Hopkin herself. Read here for more details.

This week's song, unsuprisingly, is 'Those Were The Days'.

You can buy this release from:

Amazon

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Friday 11 April 2014

We've just started a competition and special offer on Facebook and Twitter. The competition ends on 25 April.

This week's track is 'Take Me Back', from Now and Then.

In our latest blog, Jessica talks about the other musicians on the archive albums.

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Friday 04 April, 2014

Our album of the month is our fifth release Now and Then, the second of the transferred archive albums. There'll be blogs discussing the technical and studio aspects of these releases, as well as background information for you. Also keep an eye on Twitter and Facebook for special offers!

This week's song is Mary's 'Who Will Be'.

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Friday 21 March, 2014

Mary has recently answered a few questions about 'Love Belongs Right Here', which you can read here.

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The song for this week is 'Who's the One?' from the Recollections album.

In the first of a series of blogs, Chris talks about the process behind creating the archive albums. This week, he talks about the nailbiting process of getting the tapes into a digital format.

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Our focus this month is on our third album release, Recollections. This was the first of the archive albums that had been transferred from the old 2 inch tapes. We'll be discussing some of our recollections of mixing this album over the coming weeks.
If you have any questions about the album or the archives, please ask us either on Twitter or on the Facebook page!

This week's song is 'Another Day'

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This week's song from Valentine is 'Life Begins Again'.

With our memorabilia auction well under way, Jessica has written about our close links with Japan.

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Jessica has written about Mary's songwriting in our blog this week.

Don't forget you can ask us questions, or request topics for blogs through our Twitter and Facebook pages

Our Valentine song for Valentine's Day is 'Hope Is'.

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