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Format: CD

Cat No: GWMCD001

Release Date:  18 January 2010

Label:  Guidewires

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  689232114381

Genres:  Folk  

  • Description

    A mixture of Irish new and contemporary, Asturian, Breton and melodies from Balkan regions arranged to create a sound that pushes all boundaries of Irish music. With their high-energy performances, breathtaking arrangements and their infectious melodies, its no wonder that this band are being described as “The freshest sound in Irish music�. With four members coming from Ireland and one from Brittany it is inevitable their mix of music is not just Irish but also Breton, Middle Eastern, Galician and newly composed. Guidewires have an all-star line up with Irish music’s most famous concertina player Pádraig Rynne, Breton music’s hottest name Sylvain Barou on Flute, one of Ireland’s most recognisable names Tóla Custy on fiddle, top producer and performer Paul McSherry on guitar and one of the fastest growing stars in Irish music, Karol Lynch on Bouzouki. All members have had renowned fame individually within music. Their love and passion of this music has brought them together to create this unique and groundbreaking band “Guidewires�. The bands debut album "Live" was described by The Irish Times as " A spectacular, multicoloured debut". This band can only continue to push music to the edge of its boundaries. Live was recorded live in Glór music theatre, Ennis on 10th and 11th of February 2009. Recording was done by Realworld studios very own Marco Magliari. Tracks; Hoodwinked / Lunchtime Boredom / Tavanagh / The Glad Eye / Polig's Gavottes / Marbh Ban / Vicki's World / Carau Llaniscu / Liosbeg / Marga's Moment / Step Ahead / Trad Set

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Hoodwinked
      • 2. Lunchtime Boredom
      • 3. Tavanagh
      • 4. The Glad Eye
      • 5. Polig's Gavottes
      • 6. Marbh Ban
      • 7. Vicki's World
      • 8. Carau Llaniscu
      • 9. Liosbeg
      • 10. Marga's Moment
      • 11. Step Ahead
      • 12. Trad Set