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Artist: Reader, Eddi
Title: The Songs Of Robert Burns
Format: LP 180 Gram Vinyl
Label: DIVERSE
Catalog Number:46
Barcode:5060187000373 itemnumber=1000114916
Price: $54.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: FOLK/BLUEGRASS
Release Date: 10/15/2013
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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(2-LP + CD) The Songs Of Robert Burns gets its first release on vinyl in this deluxe edition. Growing up in Glasgow and Irvine, Eddi Reader busked and performed at the local folk clubs before literally joining the circus in the early 1980s. After traveling around Europe with performance artists, Eddi moved to London where she quickly became a sought after session vocalist. She famously harmonized with Annie Lennox, touring with the Eurythmics, after her time with successful punk outfit Gang of Four. It was the short-lived but warmly remembered Fairground Attraction that really brought her into the limelight and to the attention of a much wider audience. The single ‘Perfect’ and parent album ‘First of a Million Kisses’ both topped the British charts. In 2001, Eddi moved back to Glasgow, where she recorded the classic ‘Songs Of Robert Burns’ album which was released to international acclaim in 2003. Eddi toured this album all over the world, finding connections to the Scottish bard everywhere from Kolkata, India to Sydney, Australia. ‘The Songs Of Robert Burns’ is an album born out of dedication and a love for the great Scottish poet. In 2006, Eddi Reader was awarded the MBE for services to singing. •"The arrangements go for the cinematic rather than the intimate, putting them on the dangerous edge of new age. But such is the quality of everyone involved that there's no danger of teetering over and it becomes a tour de force. It is one of the highlights of Reader's splendid career" - All Music

Track Listing
Side 1

 1. 
1. Jamie Come Try Me

 2. 
2. My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose

 3. 
3. Willie Stewart/Molly Rankin

 4. 
4. Ae Fond Kiss

Side 2

 1. 
5. Brose And Butter

 2. 
6. Ye Jacobites

 3. 
7. Wild Mountainside

 4. 
8. Charlie Is My Darling

 5. 
9. John Anderson My Jo

Side 3

 1. 
10. Winter It Is Past

 2. 
11. Auld Lang Syne

 3. 
12. Green Grows The Rashes O

 4. 
13. Comin' Through The Rye/Dram Behind The Curtain

 5. 
14. Ye Banks And Braes O'Bonnie Doon

Side 4

 1. 
15. Aye Waukin-O

 2. 
16. Dainty Davie

 3. 
17. Leezie Lindsay

 4. 
18. Of A'The Airts

Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: LP         
Vinyl Weight: 180 grams
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