Pure Chance

Shona Kipling & Damien O'Kane

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Format: CD

Cat No: CONSP0603001

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Release Date:  29 March 2004

Label:  Conspiracy Records

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  5026525011326

Genres:  Folk  

  • Description

    Damien and Shona first met in Sweden in 2002 when they both attended Ethno at the Falun Folk Festival, a youth folk music summer school and festival. Damien, 25, came to Newcastle from Colerain in Co. Derry, to study on the Newcastle University folk and traditional music degree course. playing guitar and banjo and vocal.

    Shona, 18, lives in Co. Durham and is second generation Irish. She grew up in the Tyneside Irish music scene, playing in Comhaltas competitions where she became All-Britain Champion twice, studying with source musicians in Ireland and the North East. Shona was a semi finalist in the BBC 2 Young Folk Awards 2001, and a finalist in 2002, playing piano accordion.

    Together on this, their first album, they play a passionate mixture of traditional Irish, English, Scandinavian and self-composed work.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Trip to Herves
      • 2. Sam's Reel
      • 3. Geese in the Bog
      • 4. The Backhill
      • 5. The Hay in the Kiln
      • 6. Obsessive Island
      • 7. Glenda Lough
      • 8. Brosnan's Reel
      • 9. Miss Lyndsay Barkers
      • 10. Freya Dances
      • 11. Tartar Frigate
      • 12. Wayward to Debauchery
      • 13. Acupuncture
      • 14. The Lakes of Ponchartrain
      • 15. Tam the Banjo
      • 16. Boda
      • 17. The Catalyst
      • 18. The Destination