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Fiona Hunter: Fiona Hunter

Fiona Hunter: Fiona Hunter (Rusty Squash Horn RSH004CD)

Fiona Hunter
Fiona Hunter

Rusty Squash Horn Records RSH004CD (CD, UK, March 2014)

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Produced by Mike Vass;
Recorded and mixed by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Studios, Glasgow;
Mastered by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters;
Photography by Thomas Gavin;
Hair and makeup by Susie Scarlet;
Design and layout by Lizzy Doe

Musicians

Fiona Hunter: vocals [1-10], cello [1, 3, 6-7], harmonium [9], shruti box [9];
Mike Vass: fiddle [1-4, 6-9], tenor guitar [1-2, 4-6, 8-10], acoustic guitar [1], viola [5], mandolin [2, 4], harmonium [4], glockenspiel [1], vocals [6, 9-10];
Euan Burton: double bass [1-10], vocals [10];
Matheu Watson: acoustic guitar [2, 4-6, 8, 10];
Gillian Frame: vocals [4-5];
Hidden Lane Choir (Gillian Frame, Deirdre Graham, Eileann Green, Katherine MacLeod, Lisa Shields, Rosie Hood, Francesca Rossi, Rebecca Smith, Katherine Brown, Jenn Butterworth, Margaret-Jane Mason, Lissa Lorenzo) plus guests (Findlay Napier, Hamish Napier, Calum MacCrimmon, James Lindsay, Innes Watson, Seán Gray, Carla Farina Feuerstein): chorus [10]

Tracks

  1. The Braes o’ Gleniffer (Roud V5009) (4.15)
  2. The Weary Pund o’ Tow (Roud 435; G/D 8:1867) (2.55)
  3. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73) (5.27)
  4. Shift and Spin / The Shoemaker (5.20)
  5. Young Emsley (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (7.33)
  6. The Bleacher Lass o’ Kelvinhaugh (Roud 3325; G/D 5:1041) / Fiona Hunter’s (5.03)
  7. Ye Heilan Chiels (3.22)
  8. The Laird o’ Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (4.57)
  9. MacCrimmon’s Lament (Roud 5134) (4.38)
  10. Jock Hawk’s Adventures in Glasgow (Roud 2331; G/D 2:295) (4.11)

Track 1 words Robert Tannahill, music John Ross;
Track 2 words Robert Burns, music from The Caledonian Pocket Companion: Vol. VIII (1756);
Tracks 3, 5, 6a, 8-10 trad.;
Track 4a words Ewan McVicar, music trad.;
Track 4b, 6b Mike Vass;
Track 7 Dr. Andrew Hunter

Video

Fiona Hunter sings The Bleacher Lass o’ Kelvinhaugh at “Showcase Scotland” during Celtic Connections 2014:

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Fiona Hunter: Atween the Salt Sea and the Sand

Atween the Salt Sea and the Sand: Fiona Hunter (Rusty Squash Horn RSH004CD)

Atween the Salt Sea and the Sand
Fiona Hunter

Unroofed Records (DL, UK, 28 January 2024)

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Produced by Mike Vass;
Recorded by Mike Vass at GloWorm Recording;
Mixed by Mike Vass and Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Mastered by Peter Beckmann at TechnologyWorks

FolkNotes album review

Musicians

Fiona Hunter: vocals, cello;
David Foley: flute;
Tom Gibbs: piano;
Signy Jakobsdottir: glockenspiel;
Bevan Morris: double bass;
Mike Vass: fiddle, tenor guitar

Tracks

  1. Ay Waukin O (Roud 6749, V16870; G/D 5:933) (4.33)
  2. The Merchant’s Son (Roud 2153; G/D 2:303; TYG 65) (3.33)
  3. Thou Cauld Gloomy Feberwar (Roud V45234) (3.39)
  4. Willie’s Lady (Roud 220; Child 6; G/D 2:346) (6.23)
  5. Fisherman’s Wife (3.42)
  6. A Sailor’s Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (3.27)
  7. Bonny Birdy (Roud 3972; Child 82) (3.11)
  8. The Berryfields of Blair (Roud 2154) (3.05)
  9. The Laird o Elfin (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (4.06)
  10. What a Voice (Roud 495) (5.13)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Robert Burns;
Track 3 Robert Tannahill, Patrick Buchan;
Track 5 Ewan MacColl;
Track 8 Belle Stewart

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