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Andy Irvine / Paul Brady (Special Edition)

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Pre-Release
Release Date:
04-02-2022
Genres:
Barcode:
766397310824
Packaging:
Custom Packaging
Catalog Number:
LUNCD3108
Andy Irvine / Paul Brady (Special Edition)
Andy Irvine / Paul Brady (Special Edition)

Description

Compass Records Group is announcing the special edition release of the Mulligan Records classic 'Andy Irvine/Paul Brady' on purple vinyl, CD and digitally. Long thought of as one of the seminal releases in the Irish music cannon, the album has been praised by artists such as Bob Dylan (who recorded Paul Brady's arrangement of "Arthur McBride And The Sergeant"), Bono, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Liam O'Maonlai (Hothouse Flowers), and Radie Peat and Daragh Lynch (both of Lankum).

In 1976, Andy Irvine and Paul Brady, fresh from the demise of the Irish supergroup Planxty, entered legendary Rockfield Studios in Wales with mystic producer/bouzouki player Dónal Lunny and fiddler Kevin Burke to record what has become this Irish Music classic.

This Special Edition marks the first time the vinyl album has been pressed since the 70s. For this ultimate version, the ten track album was remastered from the original analog tapes, which were transferred at 192k/32 bit to maintain the highest resolution, mastered with the best combination of classic analog and state of the art digital equipment, and packaged both as a gatefold LP and tri-fold CD wallet. Both formats include a 12,000 word essay by noted music journalist Gareth Murphy (Cowboys and Indies The Epic History of the Record Industry and Siren Song: My Life in Music [with Seymour Stein]), and include interviews with Andy Irvine, Paul Brady, Dónal Lunny and Kevin Burke, as well as testimonials from artists including Glen Hansard, Liam O'Maonlai and more.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Plains Of Kildare
  3. Lough Erne Shore
  4. Fred Finns Reel/Sailing Into Walpoles Marsh
  5. Bonny Woodhall
  6. Arthur McBride And The Sergeant
  7. The Jolly Soldier/The Blarney Pilgrim
  8. Autumn Gold
  9. Mary And The Soldier
  10. The Streets Of Derry
  11. Martinmas Time/The Little Stack Of Wheat
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