The Farthest Wave

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/26/2005
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351786227
  • Catalog Number: 78062
  • Sales rank: 352,825

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cathie Ryan Primary Artist, Vocals
Seán Keane Vocals
Greg Anderson Bouzouki, Guitar, Guitar (Tenor)
John Dickinson Lap Steel Guitar
John Doyle Guitar, Background Vocals, Guitar (Tenor)
Alan Kelly Accordion
James MacKintosh Percussion
John McCusker Fiddle, Strings, Human Whistle, Cittern
Phil Cunningham Piano, Accordion
Michael McGoldrick Flute
James MacIntosh Percussion
Andy Seward Double Bass
Karine Polwart Background Vocals
Keith Angel Percussion, Shaker
Kris Drever Background Vocals, Guitar (Tenor)
Hanneke Cassel Fiddle
Sara Milonovich Background Vocals
Johnny Dickinson Lap Steel Guitar
Ewan Vernal Double Bass
Technical Credits
Greg Anderson Engineer
John Doyle Arranger, Adaptation
John McCusker Arranger, Composer, Producer, Adaptation, Audio Production, Whistle
Scott Petito Engineer
Cathie Ryan Arranger, Composer, Adaptation
Samuel Lover Composer
John Spillane Composer
Andy Seward Engineer
Traditional Composer
Karine Polwart Composer
John "Johnny Genius" Murphy Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    worth the wait

    Cathie Ryan has often been praised for the clarity and beauty of her singing. That's in full evidence here, from the lively Dance the Baby slip jig set sung in Irish to the intimate and conversational treatment of the American folk standard Rough and Rocky. Ryan has also found some real gems of contemporary songwriting to cover, notably Karine Polwart's Follow the Heron Home and John Spillane's Wildflowers. The three songs Ryan has written herself, Closest to the Heart, The Farthest Wave and Be Like the Sea, comprise the bedrock of this set, though. and in three varied melodies and perspectives on love. loss, and healing show that she's become a thinker and a poet whose skills in those areas match her singing.

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