Go Forth

By 422

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  1. Fraser McKenzie
    Joe Foster’s
  2. Mambo Marimba
    Red Crow
  3. Raka Vagen
    The Gaspe
    Reel De Montreal
  4. Sitting In The Stern Of A Boat
    The Topper
    You Can Call Me Big Al
  5. The Northside
    Sir Wilfred Laurier’s March
    The Rocking Chair
  6. Go On Ahead
    The Leitrim Lilter
    Will Tayloy’s Fiddle
    Green Fields Of Glentown
  7. Antigonish
    North Caroline Breakdown
    Popcorn Behaviour
  8. The Letter That Never Came
    Washington Square Park
  9. Bread And Cheese
    The Purlongs
  10. The York Rant

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Sam Pirt ~ accordion
Emily Ball ~ fiddles
Sophy Ball ~ fiddles
Ian Stephenson ~ guitars
Joey Oliver ~ whistles

422 won the 1999 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. This is their fourth studio album, eleven years later. In the meantime individually and collectively they have collected degrees and a raft of other band experiences including the Kathryn Tickell Band, Baltic Crossing, The Hut People, Alistair Anderson’s Steel Skies various ceilidh bands and numerous one-off collaborations. Add to this teaching, tutoring and producing albums for other people. Having concentrated on playing ceilidhs they are back playing concerts. This wealth of experience has been brought to bear on the new album. The mix is as eclectic as before taking its sources from Britain, Europe and beyond. The musicality and skill which underpins their playing is again in evidence; their challenging arrangements bring the music to life. Everything is played with flawless enthusiasm.

"This is the sound of musicians who enjoy what they do and it’s easy to get caught up in it." Dirty Linen (USA)

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