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The Celtic Reggae Revolution - Everything Comes To Those Wait [CD]

The Celtic Reggae Revolution - Everything Comes To Those Wait [CD]

Ref: CRRCD001

Format: CD

EAN / ISBN: 0887516243882

Shipping Weight: 0.11 Kg
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Price: 11.65


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The album is the latest creation of Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician - Brian Gilligan. His previous album 'Listen to your heart' recorded with Paddyrasta - won praise and a cult following.

"Absolutely Terrific!" - BBC Radio Scotland Celtic Connections

'A fusion of irresistible reggae rhythms, traditional melodies and socially conscious lyrics, this multi-cultural band combine to produce a unique sound that makes you just want to get up and dance - simply unmissable!' - Gig n' the Bann

'Everything comes to those who wait' by Celtic Reggae Revolution features a mix of reggae versions of traditional Irish songs and original Celtic/Reggae fusions. Well loved traditional Irish songs 'Raggle Taggle Gypsy' and 'Spancil Hill' are reworked in a reggae style on, respectively, 'Raggle Taggle Reggae' and 'Spancil Hill/Gordon Wilson is a forgiver'. Original songs include the 'reggae reels' - a blend of reggae and traditional reels - 'Ghandi's Triumph' and 'The Very Hairy Rasta Fairy' and Brian Gilligan singing the laid back 'You Gotta Laugh' and 'The United Mistakes of America' (complete with Hillbilly banjo and reggae beat).

'Everything comes to those who wait' by Celtic Reggae Revolution also features Northern Irishman Jarlath Henderson, one of the finest exponents of the uilleann pipes in the world, he is a talented and versatile musician who also plays, low whistle, tin Whistle, flute and cittern in addition to having a fine voice. He regularly guests with Scottish bands Capercaille, Salsa Celtica and Phil Cunningham. Martin MacDonald from Lewis also features on guitar and his performances on "Good People" and "Raggle Taggle Reggae" in particular, are highlights of the album. Tom Roche from Cork also features on some tracks with his "Sliabh Luachra" style and Eygptian Aly Salam features on drums and percussion.

'it's a superb album' - Pete Maher (U2's mastering engineer)

Described as a "cross between The Pogues and Bob Marley"!

1. Positive
2. London Town
3. Good People
4. The United Mistakes Of America
5. Raggle Taggle Reggae
6. You've Got To Laugh
7. Spancil Hill / Gordon Wilson Is A Forgiver
8. Just Be True To Yourself
9. Ghandi's Triumph (Instrumental)
10. The Very Hairy Rasta Fairy (Instrumental)
11. You've Got To Laugh (DUB)
12. My Sweet Child


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