Secret People

Produced by Donal Lunny & Calum Malcolm
Release Date: 1993

Released in 1993, this record has been certified as a silver album with over 60,000 UK sales.   This record captures the band in full flight.  The performances and playing are spectacular and a number of the tracks here remained in the band's live set over the years.  Notable songs include Manus' 'Grace and Pride' which was used on the million selling 'Celtic Moods' album, and 'Tobermory' a powerful driving rythm backig Karen's dramatic Gaelic chant.

The Artists

Karen Matheson (Vocals)
Charlie McKerron (Fiddle)
John Saich (Bass, Guitar, Backing vocals, Synthbass Grace & Pride)
Manus Lunny (Bouzouki, Guitar, Backing vocals, Vocal: Stinging Rain, Grace & Pride)
Marc Duff (Whistles, Bodhran, Wind Synth)
Donald Shaw (Accordion, Keyboards, Backing vocals)
James Mackintosh (Drums and percussion except Miracle of Being)
Ian Murray (Drums on Miracle of Being, additional percussion)
Donal Lunny (Bodhran on The Harley Ashtray)

Track List

Bonaparte.Trad.arr (source Norman Maclean)
Grace and Pride. (Manus Lunny)
Tobar Mhoire. (Trad.arr source Flora McNeil)
Four Stone Walls. (John Saich)
Crime of Passion . (Donald Shaw)
The Whinney Hills Jigs. (Trad.arr)
An Eala Bhan. ( D.MacDonald/Trad.arr)
Seice Ruairidh. (Trad.arr)
Stinging Rain. (Manus Lunny)
Hi Rim Bo. (Trad.arr)
The Miracle of Being. (Donald Shaw)
The Harley Ashtray. (Charlie McKerron/Marc Duff)
Oran. (Words: Aonghas MacNeacail Music: D.Shaw)
Black Fields. (John Saich)

All songs published by Survival Music/Sony Music
except "An Eala Bhan": Gairm publishing/Survival Music.

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