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Category: Album of the Week

Celtic Music Radio's "Album of the Week"

CMR’s Album of The Week 8th Dec – Brian McAlpine – ‘ Mutual Imagination Society Vol 1

CMR’s Album of The Week 8  Dec – Brian McAlpine – ‘ Mutual Imagination Society Vol 1 Listen to Brian in conversation with Auntie Liz 12:00pm Sat 8 Dec  ‘The Mutual Imagination Society   became the music of my soul. It is a genuine reflection of who I am as a composer. Every note – every change/development …

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CMR’s Album of The Week – 1st Dec – Haggerdash – ‘The Elgin Watch’

Album of The Week – 1 st Dec 2018 -Haggerdash ‘The Elgin Watch’ Haggerdash have been a prominent feature of Scottish Folk Music for nearly thirty years, performing at many Festivals and Folk Clubs both at home and abroad. With their current lineup of Alan Jones – Concertina/ Bouzouki, Guitar/ 5 String Banjo, Jack Bethel …

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CMR’s Album Of The Week – 24th Nov – Dallahan – ‘Smallworld’

CMR’s Album Of The Week – 24 Nov – Dallahan – ‘Smallworld’ Band Members:- Jani Lang Fiddle/Vocal / Andrew Waite – Accordion / Jack Badcock -Guitar/Vocal / Ciarán Ryan – Banjo/Mandolin/Fiddle / Bev Morris – Double bass With 2 albums already under their belt – Debut Album Aug 2014 -‘When The Day is On The Turn’ …

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CMR’s Album of The Week 17th Nov – Gráinne Brady – ‘The Road Across The Hills’

CMR’s Album of The Week 17 th Nov – Gráinne Brady – ‘The Road Across The Hills’ The much-anticipated debut album from Irish-Scottish composer Gráinne Brady, entitled The Road Across the Hills, will be released on February 22 2019. Musicians on album :- Gráinne Brady /  Su-a Lee / Megan Henderson / Innes White / Andrew Waite /Steve Forman / Feargus Hetherington. Originally from Co. Cavan in Ireland, …

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CMR’s Album of The Week 10th Nov  -Breabach ‘Frenzy of The Meeting’

CMR’s Album of The Week 10 Nov  -Breabach ‘Frenzy of The Meeting’ Released 26 Oct 2018 Listen in to Ian Oliphant’s interview with Calum from Breabach on Sat 9th on Album of The Week at 12pm  This is the 6 th studio album released by one of Scotland’s critically acclaimed and hard-working band  who bring …

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CMR’s Album of the Week 3rd Nov -Ímar  ‘Avalanche’  – Released 12 th  Oct 2018

Album of the Week 3 Nov –Ímar  ‘Avalanche’  – Released 12 th  Oct 2018 Ímar  :- Band Members (and other bands !):- Adam Brown – Bodhran (RURA, Rua MacMillian Trio) ; Adam Rhodes – Bouzouki (Mec Lir, Barrule) ; Mohsen Amini – Concertina (Talisk) ; Ryan Murphy – Uilleann Pipes (MANRAN) ; Tomas Callister – …

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Album of The Week on CMR 13th Oct 2018 –Vesper Sky – Stewart Henderson, Yvonne Lyon and Carol Henderson

Album of The Week on CMR 13  Oct 2018 –Vesper Sky – Stewart Henderson, Yvonne Lyon and Carol Henderson A unique album of songs and poems featuring Stewart Henderson, Yvonne Lyon and Carol Henderson.

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Album of the Week 6th October 2018. Body & Soul by Katee Kross

21-year-old Scottish singer-songwriter from Bishopbriggs near Glasgow. Katee has already worked with some top names including Dougie MacLean, Barbara Dickson, Karine Polwart, James Grant, John Doyle, Findlay Napier, Tony McManus and Seasick Steve. Katee has written and released two full length albums. The first, ‘Beautiful Dreamer’ was released on the 26th March 2016, with the …

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Album of the Week – Keep The Flame Alight by Martha L. Healy

Keep The Flame Alight by Martha L. Healy. Scottish singer-songwriter, Martha L. Healy, returns with her new album ‘Keep The Flame Alight’ on the 5th October 2018. The album was written and recorded in Nashville and sees her develop her personal songwriting voice whilst remaining true to the musical influences of her childhood. Growing up, …

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Album of the Week 21st September Free One – Kinnairs Quintet

Kinnaris Quintet’s debut album, Free One. One of the most anticipated releases in years, Free One sees five supremely talented women – Jenn Butterworth, Laura-Beth Salter, Aileen Reid Gobbi, Fiona MacAskill and Laura Wilkie – give full expression to their musicality, unburdened by thoughts of what should be done but instead allowing the tunes to …

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