Noble Stranger - Nuala Kennedy
Track Listing
  1. Gabriel Sings
  2. My Bonny Labouring Boy
  3. Love at the Swimming Pool: March of the Pterodactyls/Love at the Swimmi
  4. Lord Duneagle
  5. Lonely City
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  1. Gabriel Sings
  2. My Bonny Labouring Boy
  3. Love at the Swimming Pool: March of the Pterodactyls/Love at the Swimmi
  4. Lord Duneagle
  5. Lonely City
  6. Asturias, Pt. 1: Lord Elcho's Lament/Kafoozulum
  7. Asturias, Pt. 2: Entemediu de Xuanín de Mieres/Alborada Asturiana
  8. Paddy's Lamentation
  9. The Banks of the Roses: The Banks of the Roses/The Skylark's Ascension
  10. Napoleon's Dream: Napoleon's Dream/John Stephen of Chance Inn
  11. Matt Hyland
  12. Voodoo: La Valse des Pastouriaux/The Dusty Miller/Suck/The Unborn Ident
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Now happily settled in Scotland, Irish flutist and singer Nuala Kennedy delivers a much more cohesive and adventurous third album with Noble Stranger. There's the mix of traditional and original material, but with her band behind her, there is a real sense of togetherness in the sound -- these are road-tested veterans who understand each other. The instrumental skills are shown in full force on "Love at the Swimming Pool," which also has a lovely dash of backing vocals to fill out the sound. But what really sets this apart ...

Noble Stranger 2012, Compass Records

UPC: 766397457925

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