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Category Archive: Album of the Week

Celtic Music Radio's "Album of the Week"

Feb 16

‘One of Those Days’ – Davy Lees – CMR’s  Album of The Week 17th Feb 2018

Davy Lees will launch his album on Friday 16 Feb on ‘Thank Folk It’s Friday ‘ with our Ross Macfadyen 8-10pm One of Those Days is a showcase of Davys’s musical talent. The title track is a humourous look at life when Murphy’s Law comes into play, while Hector the Hero, Black is The Colour …

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Dec 23

‘Sanctuary’ – Ross Ainslie – CMR’s Album of The Week 23rd Dec 2017

New album  Sanctuary – Ross dropped in earlier to see the Phat Controller for a chat about his stunning new album  and some insight as to what brought him to this very emotive album! Listen again – First Hour  – Second Hour  ‘This third album from Ross brings together a lot of his influences over the …

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Dec 16

‘ Pocket of Wind Resistance’ –   Karine Polwart  with Pippa Murphy – CMR’s Album Of The Week  16th Dec 2017

‘ Pocket of Wind Resistance’ –   Karine Polwart  with Pippa Murphy – CMR’s Album Of The Week  16 Dec 2017 Released 17 th November 2017 Taken from  Karine Polwart stunning staged show of ‘Wind Resistance’ – held to rave reviews, at Celtic Connections and Dublin International Festival as well as staged her first Edinburgh festival show, …

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Dec 09

‘Songs From Small Hotel Rooms By The Sea’ – Owen Moor – CMR’s Album of The Week 9th Dec 2017

Owen Moor ‘Songs From Small Hotel Rooms By The Sea’ Released 24  Nov 2017 This is the 6 th album by Owen Moore “West Country based Irish singer songwriter who trades in the easy rolling sounds of folk-country…  Delivered in a relaxed style and warm voice that might be best compared to Don Williams…  Liltingly …

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Dec 02

‘Birl-esque’ – Eilidh Shaw & Ross Martin – CMR’s Album of The Week 2nd Dec 2017

Celtic Music Radio’s Album Of The Week 2 Dec Eilidh Shaw & Ross Martin – Birl-esque   Both are probably best known for their work with two top traditional bands; Eilidh with The Poozies and Ross with Daimh, although some may recall the early 2000s when they made up 2 fifths of the cult folk …

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Nov 18

‘Beneath The Earth And Sky’ – Lankum – CMR’s Album of the Week 18th Nov 2018

‘Beneath The Earth And Sky’ – Lankum – CMR’s Album of the Week 18 Nov 2018 Band Members/ guest on album  :- Radie Peat: vocals, concertinas, harmonium, bayan, piano, harp  Ian Lynch: vocals, uilleann pipes, English concertina Daragh Lynch: vocals, guitar Daire Garvin: snare drum John Flynn: fife, slide whistle Alex Borwick: trombone, banjo Lugh Dias …

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Nov 11

‘Unicorn- The Continuing Story ’ – Irish Rovers – CMR’s Album of The Week 11th Nov 2017

‘Unicorn- The Continuing Story ’ – Irish Rovers – Celtic Music Radio’s  Album of The Week 11 Nov 2017   The Irish Rovers  Current Band Members – George Millar / Wilcil McDowell/ Sean O’Driscoll /Ian Millar /Fred Graham /Morris Crum/ Gerry O’Connor /Geoffrey Kelly Past Band Members – Jimmy Ferguson/ Will Millar /Joe Millar /Kevin …

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Nov 04

‘High Fences’ – James Edwyn & The Borrowed Band – CMR’s Album of The Week 4th Nov 2017

James Edwyn & Borrowed Band – High Fences Celtic Music Radio’s Album of the Week 4 Nov 2017   Formed in 2013 James Edwyn & The Borrowed Band,   this is the keenly anticipated follow up to 2014’s ‘The Tower’ from Glasgow based Americana/Folk Rock/Alt-Country sextet  Album  released on 6 Oct 2017

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Oct 29

 “PAISLEY 2021 – Album of The Week 28th Oct 2017

Celtic Music Radio 95FM is getting right behind Paisley’s bid to be UK’s City of Culture in 2021. From October 28, the station is featuring “Paisley 2021 –The Album” as its album of the week. The 12-track, double CD has been supported by the Paisley 2021 Culture and Heritage Fund and was developed by Alan …

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Oct 22

‘Aftergow’ John Boden –  Celtic Music Radios’ Album of The Week 21st Oct 2017

‘Aftergow’ John Boden –  Celtic Music Radios’ Album of The Week 21 Oct 2017 ‘Afterglow’ follows on from Boden’s 2009 post-apocalyptic concept-album masterpiece ‘Songs From The Floodplain’. Whereas Floodplain was largely rural in setting, Afterglow plunges the listener into the heaving chaos of a dystopian street carnival, an Orwellian mashup of Bonfire Night and Diwali. …

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