Great Big Sea

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All Music Guide - Sean Carruthers
While The Rankin Family may have spurred the interest in Celtic music in Canada, Great Big Sea were the ones to really take the style and run with it, bringing it to a younger audience that previously regarded it as a style more suitable for fishermen and grandparents. This self-titled album is the most traditional of the group's albums, both earnest and upbeat. While it might be tempting to fault the band for playing it too safe versions of both "I'se the B'y" and "Drunken Sailor" are included here, it's nonetheless a good introduction to a band that would soon bring the traditional Newfoundland sound kicking and screaming onto the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Sean Carruthers
While The Rankin Family may have spurred the interest in Celtic music in Canada, Great Big Sea were the ones to really take the style and run with it, bringing it to a younger audience that previously regarded it as a style more suitable for fishermen and grandparents. This self-titled album is the most traditional of the group's albums, both earnest and upbeat. While it might be tempting to fault the band for playing it too safe versions of both "I'se the B'y" and "Drunken Sailor" are included here, it's nonetheless a good introduction to a band that would soon bring the traditional Newfoundland sound kicking and screaming onto the Canadian pop charts.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/28/2009
  • Label: Great Big Sea
  • UPC: 634457508026
  • Catalog Number: 9
  • Sales rank: 78,301

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Great Big Sea Primary Artist
Sean McCann Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals, Bodhran, tin whistle
Alan Doyle Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Bob Hallett Bouzouki, Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals, tin whistle, Button Accordion
Darrell Power Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Vocals
Technical Credits
Great Big Sea Arranger, Producer, Cover Design
Paul Janes Producer, Engineer
Jim Fidler Arranger
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    It's Great Big Sea!

    I am listening to it now. This is actually the last GBS I listened to, and it is my favorite.

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