DMcF Acoustic Band
debut studio album - recorded in Leeds, 2010
What they said/Reviews of
Total running time approx 54 mins
A mix of Trad Arr and original compositions in the Traditional
British Man O’ War 3.54 2.
Turn the Bones Around* 5.02
Cold, Haily, Windy Night 4.48
Mist Covered Mountains 4.20
Out On Ye* 3.52 6.
Circle for Danny* 3.48 7.
Rakish Young Fellow 4.58
I Held Your Hand* 3.24 9.
Prickilie Bush 6.27
10. Hurry On Home* 3.46
11. Three Gypsies 3.22
12. Drinking Song*/ Stool of Repentance 4.00
*Written & composed by D.McFarlane
All other titles are Traditional Arr. D.McFarlane
Fiddle and vocals - Anne Brivonese
Melodeon and vocals - Steve Fairholme
Double Bass and vocals - Gerry McNeice
Acoustic guitar & lead vocals -
I've been giving the CD a
first listen today.
Sounds very good - well recorded - has a nice atmosphere, like the
Good harmonies and the acoustic approach give it a timeless feel
which I think works very well for the choice of material.
Do I detect a heavier leaning on your heritage in the vocal styling
department? Are you working your way towards a Scottish Arts Council
grant for the next one? :-)
David Crickmore, Producer, BBC
Nice one, Duncan,
Enjoying the album very much. Good words.
We need a name for songwriters who love the tradition...
'songwriter' doesn't tell us we are not James Blunt.
Catch you about, Cheers, Pete Morton
Just thought I would let you know Joe Rusby likes your album.
I played it to him whilst we were in the van yesterday.
He said at points you sounded like a cross between Nick Jones and
Hope you're keeping well, Matt Nelson
Love the new album...really appreciate (& applaud) your
'single take' approach ...that's what I call REAL RECORDING! Nigel Paterson (mandolin, The Halliard)