> Folk Music > Records > Lau: Lightweights & Gentlemen & Live

Lau: Lightweights & Gentlemen & Live

Lau: Lightweights & Gentlemen & Live (Reveal REVEAL002CDX)

Lightweights & Gentlemen
Lau

Reveal Records REVEAL17 (CD, UK, 19 March 2007)

Live
Lau

Navigator Records NAVIGATOR4 (CD, UK, 28 April 2008)

Lightweights & Gentlemen & Live
Lau

Reveal Records REVEAL002CDX (2 CD, UK, 2012)

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Lightweights & Gentlemen recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland, in December 2006;
The Lang Set 2011 recorded at Gorbals Sound;
Live recorded by Stuart Hamilton at the Bongo Club Edinburgh on December 17, 2007;
Mixed by Calum Malcolm and Lau;
Produced and mixed by Calum Malcolm;
Remastered by Calum Malcolm in 2011

Musicians

Kris Drever, guitar, e-bowed dobro guitar, vocals;
Martin Green, piano-keyed accordion, accordion through Leslie speaker;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddle

Tracks

CD 1: Lightweights & Gentlemen CD 2: Live at the Bongo Club Edinburgh
  1. Hinba: Hinba / Funny Weather (5.07)
  2. The Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (4.07)
  3. The Jigs: Mattie and Karine's / The Lau Jig / The Creche Jig (4.50)
  4. Results: Come on wee man! / Waiting for the Results (4.39)
  5. Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (5.13)
  6. Souter Creek: The Dog and the Rabbit / A Dog Called Bran / Souter Creek (6.19)
  7. Kris's: Alyth's / Muckle Moose on the Muin
  8. Freeborn Man (6.28)
  9. Moorhens: The Moorhens / Rick Taylor's / A Tune for Emily Ball (4.15)
  10. Gallowhill (6.04)
  11. Twa Stewarts: Auld Stewart / Young Stewart / Last Weeks Efforts (7.34)
  1. The Lang Set (2011 version): Come on Wee Man / Waiting for the Results / Alyth's / Muckle Moose on the Muin (14.10)
  1. Twa Stewarts: Auld Stewart / Young Stewart / Last Weeks Efforts (8.00)
  2. Banks of Marble (4.44)
  3. Frank and Flo's: Frank and Flo's / An Tobar (5.01)
  4. The Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (4.22)
  5. Sea: Sea / The Lemon Slice (6.19)
  6. The Lang Set:
    Souter Creek: The Dog and the Rabbit / A Dog Called Bran / Souter Creek
    Kris's: Alyth's / Muckle Moose on the Muin (14.42)
  7. Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (5.15)
  8. Hinba: Hinba / Funny Weather (5.50)
  9. Gallowhill (7.12)
  10. Basil: The Planxty Lover / The Golden Slipper / Basil (4.21)

Tracks 1a, 3a, 6bc, 7a, 9c, 10, 12c Aidan O'Rourke;
Tracks 1b, 4a, 9b, 11, 12a Martin Green;
Tracks 3b Kris Drever, Martin Green, Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 2 trad; additional words and music Kris Drever;
Track 3c Joe Scurfield;
Tracks 4b, 6a, 7b, 9a, 12bd Kris Drever;
Track 5 words trad; music Kris Drever;
Track 8 Ewan MacColl

Tracks 1, 3a, 8b, 10a Martin Green;
Track 2 words Les Rice, music Kris Drever;
Tracks 3b, 5a, 6bcd, 8a, 9 Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 4 trad; additional words and music Kris Drever;
Tracks 5b, 10c Kris Drever, Martin Green;
Tracks 6ae Kris Drever;
Track 7 words trad; music Kris Drever;
Track 10b trad

> Folk Music > Records > Lau: Arc Light

Lau: Arc Light

Lau: Arc Light (Reveal REVEAL001CDX)

Arc Light
Lau

Reveal Records REVEAL001CDX (CD, UK, 30 March 2009)

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Recorded in December 2008 at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland;
Additional recording at Heriot Toun Studio;
Mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Photography by David Angel;
Design by Monkey With a Pen

Musicians

Kris Drever, guitars, vocals;
Martin Green, accordion;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddle

with
Stuart Nisbet, pedal steel guitar;
Corrina Hewat, Karine Polwart, Inge Thomson, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. The Burrian (6.40)
  2. Winter Moon (3.22)
  3. Horizontigo: Horizontigo / Alright in the Heid (7.17)
  4. Salty Boys: Operation Knoydart / Salty Boys (5.54)
  5. Banks of Marble (4.37)
  6. Stephen's: Stephen's Leaving / Plot No.12 (7.06)
  7. The Master (4.22)
  8. Frank and Flo's: Frank and Flo's / An Tobar (4.46)
  9. Temple of Fiddes (6.38)
  10. Dear Prudence (4.35)

Tracks 1-2, 7 Kris Drever, Martin Green, Aidan O'Rourke;
Tracks 3a, 4b Kris Drever;
Tracks 3b, 6a, 8a Martin Green;
Track 4a, 6b, 8b Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 5 Les Rice, Kris Drever, Martin Green, Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 9 Kris Drever, Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 10 John Lennon, Pail McCartney

> Folk Music > Records > Lau vs Karine Polwart: Evergreen

Lau vs Karine Polwart: Evergreen

Lau vs Karine Polwart: Evergreen (Hegri / Lau LAUKP1)

Evergreen
Lau vs Karine Polwart

Hegri Music / Lau Scotland LAUKP1 (EP, UK, 2010)

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Recorded and mixed by Mattie Foulds at Mobile With a Home Studio, Heriot Toun;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Cover image by Aidan O'Rourke

Musicians

Karine Polwart, vocals, tenor guitar;
Kris Drever, vocals, guitar;
Martin Green, accordion, Wurlitzer electric piano;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddles

Tracks

  1. Evergreen (4.09)
  2. The January Man (4.01)
  3. Midnight Feast (3.43)
  4. From Rags to Riches (4.15)
  5. Lord Yester (6.07)

Track 1 words Karine Polwart, music Karine Polwart, Kris Drever, Martin Green, Aidn O'Rourke;
Track 2 Dave Goulder;
Track 3 Lal Waterson, Oliver Knight;
Track 4 Robert Bell, Paul Gerard Buchanan;
Track 5 words George Weir, music Roy Williamson

> Folk Music > Records > Lau vs Adem: Ghosts

Lau vs Adem: Ghosts

Lau vs Adem: Ghosts (Lau LAUEP2)

Ghosts
Lau vs Adem

Lau Scotland LAUEP2 (EP, UK, 2011)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Adem Ilhan with additional engineering by Tim Matthew;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Cover image by Aidan O'Rourke

Musicians

Adem, vocals, bass guitar;
Kris Drever, vocals, guitar;
Martin Green, accordion, Wurlitzer;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddles

Tracks

  1. Farewell to Whisky Chess (9.33)
  2. Imporsa (7.47)
  3. Ghosts (4.32)
  4. Happy Sevens (1.06)
  5. Mr Timony (5.50)
  6. Jargonaut (3.32)
  7. Last Ghost Alive (2.43)

All tracks written by Lau & Adem except
Track 3 words by Kris Drever

> Folk Music > Records > Lau: Race the Loser

Lau: Race the Loser

Lau: Race the Loser (Reveal REVEAL011DCD)

Race the Loser
Deluxe Edition
Lau

Reveal Records REVEAL011DCD (2 CD, UK, 2012)

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Race the Loser produced, recorded and mixed by Tucker Martine;
Recorded at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland, in May 2012;
Mixed at Flora Recording and Playback, Portland, Oregon, USA;
Mastered at SAE Mastering, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Lau Live 2011 recorded on Lau's Winter Tour 2011;
Live sound, recorded and mixed by Tim Matthew

Musicians

Kris Drever, guitars, vocals, moothie;
Martin Green, accordion, Wurlitzer, electronics;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddles

Tracks

CD 1: Race the Loser CD 2: Lau Live 2011
  1. Saint Monday (5.21)
  2. Far from Portland (7.52)
  3. The Bird That Winds the Spring (4.12)
  4. Missing Pieces (0.38)
  5. Save the Bees (5.27)
  6. Torsa (7.00)
  7. Throwning Pennies (4.28)
  8. Noltland Castle (4.38)
  9. Beer Engineer (5.18)
  1. Farewell to Whisky Chess (7.28)
  2. Franks and Flo's (4.32)
  3. Evergreen (4.28)
  4. The Burrian (7.36)
  5. Horizontigo (7.25)
  6. Ghosts (5.00)
  7. Torsa (7.07)
  8. Hinba (5.14)

All tracks music by Lau, lyrics by Kris Drever except
CD 2, track 3 words Karine Polwart, music Lau and Karine Polwart

> Folk Music > Records > Lau: Remixed

Lau: Remixed

Lau: Remixed (Lau LAUEP3)

Remixed
Lau

Lau Scotland LAUEP3 (EP, UK, 11 November 2013)

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Musicians

Kris Drever, vocals, guitar;
Martin Green, accordion, Wurlitzer;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddles

Tracks

  1. Torsa (w/ Haiku Salut) (5.39)
  2. The Bird That Winds The Spring (w/ Fraction Man) (4.08)
  3. Saint Monday (w/ Claro Intelecto, vocal mix) (7.30)
  4. Throwing Pennies (w/ Matthew Herbert) (6.35)
  5. Imporsa (w/ Silver Columns a.k.a. Adem) (5.33)
  6. The Bird That Winds The Spring (w/ Andreas Lust) (3.54)
  7. Torsa (w/ Sei A) (5.05)
  8. Saint Monday (w/ Claro Intelecto, instrumental mix) (7.31)

Original versions appear on Race the Loser
except track 5 originally on Lau vs Adem: Ghosts

> Folk Music > Records > Lau: The Bell That Never Rang

Lau: The Bell That Never Rang

Lau: The Bell That Never Rang (Reveal REVEAL047CDX)

The Bell That Never Rang
Deluxe Edition
Lau

Reveal Records REVEAL047CDX (2 CD, UK, 4 May 2015)
Diverse Records DIV051DLP (2 LP, UK, July 2015)

Lau: Race the Loser (Reveal REVEAL047CD2)
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Produced by Joan Wasser;
Recorded by Adam Sachs and Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Scotland;
Mastered by Fred Kevorkian, Kevorkian Mastering New York;
Photography by Genevieve Stevenson and Richard Ecclestone;
Design concept by Tom Rose;
Design and layout by Martin Rowsell, Simply Marvellous Music

Musicians

Kris Drever, guitars, vocals;
Martin Green, accordion, electronics;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddle

with
Elysian Quartet:
    Emma Smith, Jennymay Logan, violins;
    Vince Sipprell, viola;
    Laura Moody, cello;
Joan Wasser, vocals

Tracks

The Bell That Never Rang Deluxe Edition Bonus CD
  1. First Homecoming (4.39)
  2. The Death of the Dining Car (4.39)
  3. Back in Love Again (6.45)
  4. Tiger Hill (Armoured Man) (6.02)
  5. The Bell That Never Rang (17.01)
  6. Ghosts (4.48)
  1. The Bell That Never Rang (Radio Edit) (3.09)
  2. Sunken Waltz (Calexio) (2.40)
  3. One Hour in Hungary (Väsen) (3.30)
  4. Far from Portland (Acceptable Work Mix) (6.04)
  5. Armoured Man Interlude (0.32)
  6. The Death of the Dining Car (Hanegi Mix) (10.58)
  7. Tiger Hill (Night Music Mix) (4.53)
  8. Lucky Old Sun (3.46)
  9. Back to the Fans (Horizontigo Revisited) (6.00)
  10. Elysian Table Synth (3.04)
  11. Elysian Mellotron (1.04)

All tracks lyrics by Kris Drever, music by Kris Drever, Martin Green, Aidan O'Rourke;
String parts by Aidan O'Rourke and Martine Green with Elysian Quartet;
Additional orchestration by Stephen Deazley

All tracks Kris Drever, Martin Green, Aidan O'Rourke except
Track 2 John Convertino, Joey Burns;
Track 3 Roger Tallroth, Mikael Marin;
Tracks 4-5, 7 remix by Martin Green;
Track 6 remix by Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 8 Beasley Smith, Haven Gillespie;
Tracks 10-11 made by Martin Green from improvisations by Elysian Quartet

> Folk Music > Records > Lau: Decade

Lau: Decade

Lau: Decade (Lau LAU2017CDX)

Decade
The Best of 2007-2017
Lau

Lau Music LAU2017CDX (CD, UK, 2017)

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Compiled from the suggestions of the listeners by Tom Rose;
Mastered by mark Freegarfd at Kyoti Studios Glasgow;
Original artwork and design by Marin D Hyde

Musicians

Kris Drever, guitars, vocals;
Martin Green, accordion, electronics;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (5.15)
  2. Hinba (5.07)
  3. Gallowhill (6.06)
  4. The Lang Set (2011 Edition) (14.10)
  5. Wintermoon (3.22)
  6. Horizontigo (7.17)
  7. The Burrian (6.40)
  8. Far from Portland (7.52)
  9. Throwing Pennies (4.28)
  10. Torsa (7.00)
  11. First Homecoming (4.39)
  12. Ghosts (4.49)

Tracks 1-4 from Lightweights & Gentlemen (2007);
Tracks 5-7 from Arc Light (2009);
Tracks 8-10 from Race the Loser (2012);
Tracks 11-12 from The Bell That Never Rang (2015)

> Folk Music > Records > Lau: Midnight and Closedown

Lau: Midnight and Closedown

Lau: Midnight and Closedown (Reveal REVEAL078CDX)

Midnight and Closedown
Lau

Reveal Records REVEAL078CDX/LPX (CD/LP, UK, 8 February 2019)

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Produced by John Parish;
Executive producers Mike and Tricia Lewin, Lawrence McCrossan;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Scotland;
Mixed by John Parish and Ali Chant at Playpen Studio, Bristol;
Mastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering, Taunton;
Paintings and album design by Martin D Hyde

Musicians

Kris Drever, guitars, vocals;
Martin Green, accordion, electronics;
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddle

Tracks

  1. I Don't Want to Die Here (4.58)
  2. She Put On Her Headphones (3.16)
  3. Toy Tigers (5.38)
  4. Echolalia (7.13)
  5. Itshardtoseemtobeokwhenyourenot (5.43)
  6. Dark Secret (5.54)
  7. Return to Portland (7.10)
  8. Riad (5.21)

> Folk Music > Records > Lau

Other records with Lau

See also the individual pages for Lau members Kris Drever, Martin Green, and Aidan O'Rourke.

Various Artists, Folk Against Fascism, 2 CD, Folk Against Fascism FAF1CD, 2010

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK05, 2008

Various Artists, That's Proper Folk!!, CD, Proper PROPERFOLK06, 2008

Michelle Burke: Pulling Threads (Kilcronat KLC001CD) Michelle Burke, Pulling Threads, CD, Kilcronat KLC001CD, 2009

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2009, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK08, 2009

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2010, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK10, 2010

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK14, 2013

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK15, 2014

Various Artists, Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years, download, Delphonic DELPH100, 2014

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Music (Third Edition), 2 CD, World Music RGNET 1310 CD, 2014

> Folk Music > Records > Martin Green

Other records with Martin Green

Eliza Carthy, Red Rice, 2 CD, Topic TSCD2001, 1998

Eliza Carthy, Angels & Cigarettes, CD, Warner 9362 47698 2, 2000

Norma Waterson, Bright Shiny Morning, CD, Topic TSCD520, 2000

Various Artists, Heart of England, CD, Teenage Cancer Trust TCTCD 101, 2000

Martin Green & Eliza Carthy, Dinner, CD, Heroes of Edible Music, 2001

Roger McGuinn, Treasures from the Folk Den, CD, Appleseed APR CD 1046, 2001

Eliza Carthy, Anglicana, CD, Topic TSCD539, 2002

Eliza Carthy & Nancy Kerr, On Reflection, CD, Mrs Casey MCRCD1003, 2002

Various Artists, Shining Bright: The Songs of Lal & Mike Waterson, CD, Topic TSCD519, 2002

Dean Owens, My Town, CD, Vertical VERTCD065, 2004

Karine Polwart, Scribbled in Chalk, CD, Spit & Polish SPIT028, 2006

Eliza Carthy, Dreams of Breathing Underwater, CD, Topic TSCD571, 2008

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK05, 2008

Sandy Wright & the Toxic Cowboys / Various Artists, The Songs of Sandy Wright, 2 CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR23, 2010

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK16, 2015