> Folk Music > Records > Lauren MacColl: When Leaves Fall

Lauren MacColl: When Leaves Fall

Lauren MacColl: When Leaves Fall (Make Believe MBR1CD)

When Leaves Fall
Lauren MacColl

Make Believe Records MBR1CD (CD, UK, April 9, 2007)

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Produced by Chris Stout;
Recorded and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios:
Mixed by Lauren MacColl, Barry Reid, Chris Stoud and Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Photography by Nancy MacDonald, Pictii;
Design by John Slavin

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, fiddle;
Barry Reid, guitar;
James Ross, piano;
Luke Daniels, accordion [5-6, 9]

Tracks

  1. Tianavaig: Tianaveig / Colonel Alexander MacDonald's Strathspey / Clair Lynas (5.26)
  2. A Gallop to Kinross: Lochaber Dance / Fifty Years Young / A Gallop to Kinross (4.47)
  3. Tha mi tinn leis a' Ghaol (I Am Sick With Love) (5.02)
  4. The Reel o' Whirlie: The Reel o' Whirlie / Lugum Leik (4.48)
  5. Graham's Delight: Graham's Delight / Compliments to Louise Hunter (3.05)
  6. When Leaves Fall: When Leaves Fall / God Is an Accordion (6.15)
  7. The Futterat with the Grey Tail: Ali Bobo / The Futterat with the Grey Tail / Captain Menzies / Na caill a' chaileag laghach (Don't Loose the Lovely Girl) (3.56)
  8. An T-Iarla Diurach (The Earl of Jura) (3.27)
  9. Salt Fish and Dumplings: The Grey Mare's Tail / Salt Fish and Dumplings / Herd of the Glen (6.03)
  10. Jeannie Tied the Bonnet Tight: Jessie Brown of Lucknow / Jeannie Tied the Bonnet Tight / The Moleskin Kilt (5.15)
  11. The Seventh Wave (4.53)

Track 1a Dr Angus MacDonald;
Tracks 1b, 2a, 3, 7bd, 8, 9bc, 10abc trad.;
Track 1c Nicky McMichan
Tracks 2b, 5ab, 6ab Lauren MacColl;
Track 2c D. MacDonald;
Track 4a Gideon Stove;
Track 4b Hans W. Brimi;
Tracks 7ac James Scott Skinner;
Track 9a Hector MacAndrew;
Track 10d Addie Harper;
Track 11 Allan MacDonald

> Folk Music > Records > Lauren MacColl: Strewn With Ribbons

Lauren MacColl: Strewn With Ribbons

Lauren MacColl: Strewn With Ribbons (Make Believe MBR2CD)

Strewn With Ribbons
Lauren MacColl

Make Believe Records MBR2CD (CD, UK, 2009)

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Produced by Chris Stout;
Recorded by Fionán De Barra at Old Laundry Studios, Glenfinnan;
Mixed by Fionán De Barra and Chris Stout;
Mastered by Denis Blackham, Skye Mastering;
Photography by Archie Macfarlane;
Design by Sue Meyer

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, fiddle;
Barry Reid, guitar;
Mhairi Hall, piano

with
Su-a Lee, cello;
Donald Shaw, harmonium, accordion;
Chris Stout, viola

Tracks

  1. Oigfhear a Chuil Duinn: Oigfhear a Chuil Duinn (Young Man of the Brown Hair) / Poolachrie (5.44)
  2. The Prophet: Duncan Swines Wife / The Prophet / The Dealer / William's Love (5.00)
  3. Honesty (5.09)
  4. Happy Hours: Happy Hours / A Trip to Strathbogie / A Reel for Sir Christopher Stout (4.18)
  5. 'S Trom Trom A Tha Mi (Sad Sad Am I) (5.26)
  6. Fair an' Lucky: Fair an' Lucky / The Banks of the Deveron (5.44)
  7. I Lost My Heart on Friday: Mr Sinclair Younger of Barracks / I Lost My Heart on Friday / Miss Nicholson (3.11)
  8. Lament for Mr Thomas Grant, Of Glen Elgin (5.26)
  9. Highland Wedding: Highland Wedding / Finlay's Big Year (2.43)
  10. Muirtown House: Hard to the Bone / Muirtown House (4.42)
  11. Lament for the Death of Hugh Allan (3.29)

Tracks 1a, 4b, 5, 10b trad. collected by William Morrison (c. 1780 - after 1825) of Culloden, Inverness;
Tracks 1b, 8, 9a trad. collected by Charles Grant (1807-1892) of Aberlour, Speyside;
Tracks 2ad, 6a trad. collected by William Christie (1778-1849) of Turriff, Aberdeenshire;
Tracks 7ab, 10a trad. collected by Donald Grant (c. 1760 - c. 1835) of Elgin, Moray;
Track 2d John Christie;;
Track 6b, 11 William Christie;
Track 7c Donald Grant;
Second part of 5 William Morrison;
Tracks 2bc, 3, 4ac, 9b Lauren MacColl

> Folk Music > Records > Calum Stewart & Lauren MacColl: Wooden Flute & Fiddle

Calum Stewart & Lauren MacColl: Wooden Flute & Fiddle

Calum Stewart & Lauren MacColl: Wooden Flute & Fiddle (Make Believe MBR3CD)

Wooden Flute & Fiddle
Calum Stewart & Lauren MacColl

Make Believe Records MBR3CD (CD, UK, October 22, 2012)

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Recorded in June 2012 by Mattie Foulds at Heriot Toun Studios;
Mixed by Mattie Foulds;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Photography, artwork and design by Lizzy Doe

Musicians

Calum Stewart, wooden flute;
Lauren MacColl, fiddles, viola

with
Andy May, harmonium;
Éamon Doorley, bouzouki

Tracks

  1. Eoghainn Iain Alasdair: Late to Slumber, Early to Rise / The Highlandman Kissed His Mother / Eoghainn Iain Alasdair (3.23)
  2. The Gordons: The Gordons / Lynsey's / Jig (4.23)
  3. Alzen (3.04)
  4. Rise Ye Lazy Fellow (1.58)
  5. Stoidhle Nèill Ghobha: Stoidhle Nèill Ghobha (Niel Gow'sStyle) / Mrs McGhie's Reel / The Old Reel (4.13)
  6. The Crow Road Croft (4.00)
  7. Aileen's: Aileen's Slow Jig / The Old Road North (3.59)
  8. Tomnahurich: Tomnahurich / Traditional Reel (3.25)
  9. Boys of the '25: Dave ‘Normaway’ MacDonald's Wedding Reel / The Road to West Mabou / The Boys of the '25 (3.49)
  10. A Highland Lamentation (4.38)

Tracks 1a, 3, 7ab Calum Stewart;
Tracks 1b, 2a, 4, 5abc, 8b, 9c, 10 trad.;
Track 1c Dr John Holliday;
Tracks 2b, 6 Lauren MacColl;
Track 2c William Marshall;
Track 8a Pipe Major Donald MacLeod;
Track 9ab Jerry Holland;

> Folk Music > Records > RANT: RANT

RANT: RANT

RANT: RANT (Make Believe MBR4CD)

RANT
RANT

Make Believe Records MBR4CD (CD, UK, August 19, 2013)

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Recorded by Iain Hutchison at East Church, Cromarty, the Black Isle, Scotland on May 11-12, 2013;
Mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton;
Photography by Sean Purser;
Artwork and design by Louise Bichan

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, Bethany Reid, Jenna Reid, Sarah-Jane Summers, fiddles

Tracks

  1. Fremont Center / One for Us (5.06)
  2. East Church (3.58)
  3. Back Home at Onsbäcken (3.00)
  4. Miss Ferguson of Raith / Miss Mary MacDonald's (5.15)
  5. Jordan Taylor's / The New Christmas / Kate and Julie's First Reel (4.37)
  6. Tuning Prelude / The Ramparts (4.26)
  7. Tha m'fhearann saidhbhir ho a ho (My Land Is Rich) (2.26)
  8. Port a' Bhdaich (The Old Man's Tune) / Willie Be Wast da Loch / Da Haa (4.45)
  9. Lenzie Lasses / Loserquest Jig / 25! (5.09)
  10. Jan's Return (4.03)

Track 1a Liz Carroll;
Tracks 1b, 9a, 10 Jenna Reid;
Tracks 2, 9bc Lauren MacColl;
Track 3 Karen Tweed;
Tracks 4ab, 5b, 6ab, 8a trad.;
Track 5a Gordon McLean;
Track 5c Jerry Holland;
Track 7 Alexander McDonald;
Track 8b Gideon Stove;
Track 8c Tom Anderson

> Folk Music > Records > Salt House: Lay Your Dark Low

Salt House: Lay Your Dark Low

Salt House: Lay Your Dark Low (Make Believe MBR5CD)

Lay Your Dark Low
Salt House

Make Believe Records MBR5CD (CD, UK, November 11, 2013)

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Produced by Salt House and Mattie Foulds;
Recorded by Mattie Foulds at Mobile With a Home in Summer 2013;
Mastered by Jon Astley at Close to the Edge Mastering;
Design by Somhairle MacDonald

Musicians

Siobhan Miller,vocals, harmonium;
Ewan MacPherson, guitar, vocals, banjo, jew's harp;
Lauren MacColl, viola, fiddle, vocals;
Euan Burton, double bass, Rhodes piano, vocals

with
Mattie Foulds, percussion;
Gillie Mackenzie, Rachel Newton, Alistair Ogilvy, Bella Hardy, vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. Strong Dark Souls (3.52)
  2. Little Birdie (Roud 5742) / Short Time (4.25)
  3. She's Like the Swallow (Roud 2306) (4.00)
  4. Freshwater Salt (3.38)
  5. Setting Sun (3.08)
  6. Katie Cruel (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725) / Soft As Snow on Shore Street (4.30)
  7. Open Water (4.25)
  8. The Seer and the Lord (4.22)
  9. Morning Train (4.17)
  10. She Walks in Beauty (8.18)

Tracks 1, 2b, 4, 6b, 8 Ewan MacPherson;
Tracks 2a, 3, 6a trad. arr. Salt House;
Track 5 Euan Burton;
Track 7 words Euan Burton, Jenn Butterworth, music Euan Burton;
Track 9 David Francey;
Track 10 from Lord Byron's 1814 poem, mixed with a few words of prison poetry by James Alpine McPherson (1842-1895), finished off with three verses by Ewan MacPherson

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> Folk Music > Records > RANT: Reverie

RANT: Reverie

RANT: Reverie (Make Believe MBR6CD)

Reverie
RANT

Make Believe Records MBR6CD (CD, UK, May 13, 2016)

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Produced by Iain Hutchinson and RANT;
Recorded by Iain Hutchinson at Watercolour Studios, Luchaber, in January 2016;
Mixed by Iain Hutchinson at GloWorm Recording;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Photography by Melanie Lewis;
Design by Heather Almond

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, Bethany Reid, Jenna Reid, Sarah-Jane Summers, fiddles

with
Ewan McLennan, vocals [7];
Julie Fowlis, vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. JT’s (3.16)
  2. Miss Drummond of Perth's Favourite Scotch Measure / Strathbogie Toast (3.43)
  3. Dad’s 60th Birthday March (2.20)
  4. Rehoboth (1.55)
  5. 5 Months / Wha’ll Dance Wi Wattie? (3.34)
  6. Hyltadance / A Happy Day in June (6.10)
  7. Mary’s Dream (4.10)
  8. The Orca (3.52)
  9. Geanie’s Lament (3.07)
  10. Thug thu chonnlach as an t-sabhal (You Took the Straw from the Barn) (1.38)
  11. Willie Cumming’s Rant (2.29)
  12. Fire Away! / Frank's (3.27)
  13. Fyrir mig, Jesú, þoldir þú (3.23)

Tracks 1, 3-4 Bethany Reid;
Tracks 2ab, 5b, 6a, 10 trad.;
Tracks 5a, 6b Lauren MacColl;
Track 7 words John Lowe, music trad.;
Track 8 Ewan MacPherson;
Tracks 9, 12ab James Scott Skinner;
Track 11 David Charles Mather;
Track 13 Sigurður Sævarsson

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> Folk Music > Records > Lauren MacColl: The Seer

Lauren MacColl: The Seer

Lauren MacColl: The Seer (Fèis Rois FEISROIS005)

The Seer
Lauren MacColl

Fèis Rois FEISROIS005 (CD, UK, September 1, 2017)

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Music based on the life and prophecies of 17th century Highland prophet, The Brahan Seer.
Commissioned by Feis Rois;
Supported by Highland Council and Creative Scotland.

Recorded by Barry Reid on location at The Stables, Cromarty, in April 2017;
Mixed by Barry Reid;
Mastered by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Photography and artwork by Somhairle MacDonald

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, fiddle;
Mairearad Green, accordion, border pipes;
Megan Henderson, fiddle, piano, backing vocals;
James Mackintosh, drum kit, percussion;
Anna Massie, guitar, mandolin;
Rachel Newton, vocals, harp, viola

Tracks

  1. Coinneach Odhar (4.02)
  2. Lady Isabella / An da-shealladh (Second Sight) (4.15)
  3. Tàladh Choinnich Odhar (Coinneach Odhar’s Lullaby) (4.54)
  4. Loch Ussie (2.33)
  5. The Fairburn Calf (3.56)
  6. A Mermaid at Fearn (6.21)
  7. And Sheep Will Eat Men / Brahan (5.51)
  8. Tomnahurich (4.15)
  9. Drumossie (5.19)
  10. An Unkindness of Ravens (4.06)

All music and words composed by Lauren MacColl except
Track 3 words Rachel Walker, music Lauren MacColl, Rachel Walker

> Folk Music > Records > Salt House: Undersong

Salt House: Undersong

Salt House: Undersong (Make Believe MBR7CD)

Undersong
Salt House

Make Believe Records MBR7CD (CD, UK, February 2, 2018)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Andy Bell;
Recorded in the restored Telford Church, Berneray, Outer Hebrides, in July 2017;
Mastered by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Original painting by Ellis O'Connor;
Photos by Salt House;
Design by Ewan MacPherson at Quiet Design

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, viola, fiddle, backing vocals, shruti box;
Ewan MacPherson, 6 & 12 string guitars, vocals, mandolin, bowed mandola, jew's harp, kalimba;
Jenny Sturgeon, vocals, harmonium, guitar

Tracks

  1. Old Shoes (3.10)
  2. Turn Ye to Me (2.54)
  3. Lay Your Dark Low (4.18)
  4. The Sisters' Revenge (7.15)
  5. Charmer (5.09)
  6. Staring at Stars (4.07)
  7. The Road Not Taken (4.04)
  8. I Sowed Some Seeds (Roud 914) (4.19)
  9. Slow Fields of Home (4.01)
  10. Undersong (4.46)

Tracks 1, 5 Jenny Sturgeon;
Track 2 words John Wilson, music Jenny Sturgeon;
Tracks 3, 6, 9 Ewan MacPherson;
Track 4 words trad., music Ewan MacPherson;
Track 7 words Robert Frost, from Mountain Interval (1916), music Lauen MacColl;
Track 8 words trad., verse 2 and music Ewan MacPherson;
Track 10 words Jenny Sturgeon, Ewan MacPherson, music Lauren MacColl, Jenny Sturgeon, Ewan MacPherson

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> Folk Music > Records > Lauren MacColl

Other records with Lauren MacColl or Rant

Various Artists, Folk Rising, CD, Proper PROPERFOLK04, 2007

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

Julie Fowlis, Gach Sgeul, CD, Machair MACH003, 2014

Rachel Newton, Changeling, CD, Shadowside SHADOW1, 2014

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

Ewan McLennan, Stories Still Untold, CD, Fellside FECD263, 2014

Blue Rose Code, …And Lo! The Bird Is on the Wing, CD, Rochanan RSRCD0003, 2016

Concerto Caledonia, Nathaniel Gow's Dance Band, CD, Concerto Caledonia CONCAL 13, 2016

Ewan McLennan & George Monbiot, Breaking the Spell of Loneliness, CD, FECD277, 2016

Rachel Newton, Here's My Heart Come Take It, CD, Shadowside SHADOW01, 2016