Live (Compass Records, 2008)
From Scotland comes yet another group of outstanding instrumentalists. Lau‘s latest CD, titled Live, captures the energy and enchantment of their live shows. Lau’s members are all reputable musicians who have performed with some of the biggest names in the Celtic music scene. They are: Kris Drever on guitar and vocals, Martin Green on accordion, and Aidan O’Rourke on fiddle.
The thrilling live performance took place at the Bongo Club in Edinburgh in 2007. The program included a fiery mix of traditional pieces with contemporary arrangements as well as original compositions by the band’s members.
You can add Lau’s Live to the pantheon of essential Scottish recordings.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.