Brian Ó hEadhra – An t-Allt
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Released 2011 | Format: CD | ref: CDBAR011 | Usually ships within 1-2 days
Brian launched his second solo album “An t-Allt” on the Brechin All Records early 2011. An t-Allt (Scottish Gaelic for ‘burn’ or ‘stream’) consists of songs written by Brian in Scottish Gaelic and English as well as a mixture of traditional and contemporary songs from Scotland and Ireland.
An t-Allt was recorded by Richard Werner (B&B Studios) in Edinburgh in October and November of this year and has some of the country’s finest musicians and singers accompanying Brian including Sandy Brechin (accordion), Chris Agnew (bass), and Fiona Mackenzie (vocals), Pat McGarvey (5 string banjo).
As well as Brian’s own compositions, the album has a song by Brian’s wife Fiona Mackenzie, Richard Thompson’s “Dimming of the Day” in Gaelic, two Irish traditional songs translated into Scottish Gaelic, and finally two traditional Scottish Gaelic songs.
Musicians: Brian Ó hEadhra – vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, shruti box, percussion; Sandy Brechin – piano accordion; Fiona Mackenzie – backing vocals; Chris Agnew – double and acoustic fretless bass; Richard Werner – glockenspiel, piano; Louisa Rafferty – piano; Pat McGarvey – banjo.
- Fathainn 3:57
- Trì Rionnagan Beaga 2:52
- Take This Moment 3:46
- Peigi is Peadar 3:08
- Caidil Ri Mo Thaobh 3:34
- Tha Mi Nam Shuidh’ 3:42
- Now You’re Gone 4:20
- Cha Tig Mòr Mo Bhean Dhachaigh 4:27
- Fonn Fhinn/Fiann’s Tune 3:18
- Kjetil’s Song 3:37
- Crìonadh an Là/Dimming of the Day 3:08
- Is Truagh Nach d’ Rugadh Dall Mi 4:31
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