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Tannas


Country of origin:

Scotland

Type of music generally:

Traditional Celtic folk

Status:

Most recent release, Suilean Dubh (Dark Eyes), 1999

Comparisons:

Early Capercaillie, other soft Celtic traditional music

Covers/own material:

Traditional songs

General comments:

Soft Celtic folk sung in Gaelic with lovely harmonies. A little sweet for many tastes but if you like lovely harmonies and gentle takes on traditional music (not new age-y, just subdued and pretty), this is for you. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

rù-rà is the only one we've heard

Recordings:

  • Oighreachd (Heritage)
  • rù-rà
  • Suilean Dubh (Dark Eyes)

rù-rà

Release info:

1995--Lochshore, KLUB Records, 9 Watt Road, Hillington, Glasgow G52 4RY, Scotland--CDLCL 1231

Availability:

Available in U.K. and U.S. stores that carry independent releases

Ecto priority:

Recommended for fans of Celtic folk

Group members:

Sandra MacKay--vocals
Doreen MacKay--vocals
Julie Legge--fiddle, backing vocals
Malcolm Stitt--guitar, bouzouki, Highland pipes, whistles

Guest artists:

Steve Lawrence--percussion, bodran, congas
Donald Shaw (Capercaillie)--piano, keyboards, sequencing
Jason Dove--keyboards, accordion
James McIntosh--shakers, clave, bongas
Iain MacLeod--mandolin, backing vocal
Christ Stitt--bass
Fred Morrison--Highland small pipes, whistle, backing vocal

Produced by:

Donald Shaw (Capercaillie)

Comments:

The second album by an upcoming Scottish band. Produced by Donald Shaw (of Capercaillie) and in the same vein as that band's earlier albums but with dual lead vocals. (gtp10@cus.cam.ac.uk)

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