Winner of the 2013 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards Album Of The Year.
(April 2013) 11 tracks: Bagpipe Music * Major George Morrison DSO / Nighean Na Cailliche / The Pneumatic Drills * Farewell To Indiana * The Garron Trotting / Glengarry / Cawdor Fair / The Merry Lads of Air / The Cuckoo * Nic Coiseam * The Hairy Angler Fish / Peter The Dolphin Master / Sound Of Sleat * Ceann Loch An Duin / Cha Toirinn Coig Peighinn Oire / The Hebridean Polka * Duanag An t-Seoladair * The Eight Men Of Moidart / The Amourous Carling / Locheil's Awa Tae France * In Contempt * Tynes In Overtime.
A superb CD from this top dynamic band at the forefront of the Scottish music scene, who play with rare passion and joy.
A mix of old songs and music with new self-penned repertoire, inspired by their rich heritage of Celtic music and played on a fusion of ancient and modern instruments.
Four world class traditional musicians, all talented exponents of their instruments.
Named after the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, where the group was formed by four student friends in 1969, they have been taking their music to the world for over 40 years. There have obviously been line-up changes and indeed the band are remarkable for the smooth way in which these changes have taken place.
Includes sleeve notes with background information on the songs.
Mike Katz (highland bagpipes, small pipes, bouzouki, whistles, bass, tenor guitar, guitar), Alasdair White (fiddle, whistle, tenor guitar), Sean O'Donnell (vocals, guitar), Ewen Henderson (fiddle, vocals, highland bagpipes, scottish smallpipes, whistle, piano).
Featuring:Mike Whellans (harmonica), Robin Morton (bodhran, bass drum).
"At the forefront of the Scottish music revival... Battlefield Band keeps the music alive... the recording of Room Enough For All is stellar..." (The San Diego Troubadour)
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