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Loosely Connected

Loosely Connected

by Niamh Parsons
     
 
A splendid collection of traditional and new Irish music from Parsons and her band (with help from a few friends). The songs are centered mainly around Parsons' dramatic, quavering voice, but the instrumentation gets a grand workout, too, with plenty of tin whistle and uilleann pipe work scattered throughout; the opening "Katie Campbell's

Overview

A splendid collection of traditional and new Irish music from Parsons and her band (with help from a few friends). The songs are centered mainly around Parsons' dramatic, quavering voice, but the instrumentation gets a grand workout, too, with plenty of tin whistle and uilleann pipe work scattered throughout; the opening "Katie Campbell's Rambles/Streets of Forbes" blends John McSherry's tin whistles and pipes beautifully, opening with the McSherry original and seguing into the traditional ballad. Parsons also displays her talents as an unaccompanied singer, most notably on "Lover's Ghost." An excellent and entertaining album that doesn't lock entirely to whatever passes for the proper Irish course, Loosely Connected is filled with promise.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/13/1995
Label:
Green Linnet
UPC:
0048248309424
catalogNumber:
3094

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Performance Credits

Niamh Parsons   Primary Artist,Vocals
Brian Kennedy   Vocals
Dave Early   Percussion,Drums
Vinnie Kilduff   Guitar
John McSherry   Pipe,Human Whistle,Whistle (Instrument)
Paul McSherry   Guitar
Mudd Wallace   Guitar
Dee Moore   Bass,Fretless Bass Guitar
Alastair Wallace   Trumpet
Colin Reid   Acoustic Guitar
Karen Hamill   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Archie Fisher   Liner Notes
Andy M. Stewart   Composer
Niamh Parsons   Arranger
Vinnie Kilduff   Producer
Peter McKinney   drum programming
John McSherry   Arranger
Alastair McMillan   Engineer
Mudd Wallace   Engineer
Dee Moore   Arranger,Contributor,Cover Design
Karen Hamill   Contributor

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