Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mairi Campbell - Mairi Campbell (Scotland 2005) [320]

Mairi Campbell is an influential and pioneering figure in Scottish music. She is a viola player, a singer and a songwriter whose music has a rooted and powerful quality. Her musical interests are wide ranging: from playing Scottish dance music to pushing the boundaries of the traditional music scene with her soundings and improvisations.

Mairi won Instrumentalist of the Year 2016 at the Scots Trad Music Awards. She has previously won Scots Singer of The Year and Tutor of The Year. She has also received the Live Ireland Music Award for Best Female Musician of the Year and for Best Composition of the Year.

Mairi’s voice was heard worldwide when her version of Auld Lang Syne (with David Francis as The Cast) was used in a pivotal scene in the film Sex and The City. Mairi also runs music retreats on the isle of Lismore.

“her voice can stop the clock” – The Scotsman

“consummate, visionary musicianship” – The Herald


Tracklist:
01 Home (Is Not What I've Left Behind)
02 Portobello Sands
03 Don't Ever Give Up
04 Scent in the Air
05 Goodbye Grey –
06 iPod Wii Play –
07 Paperweight –
08 She Stitched Upon My Heart
09 Remember My Love
10 Haul Away
11 Recession Song
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