Battlefield Band Out for the Night

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA- Out for the Night is the 20th album of
Battlefield Band for Temple Records and the second album featuring the talents
of Alan Reid, vocals, keyboards and accordion; Mike Katz, tops on highland and
small pipes plus whistles, bass and guitar; fiddler Alasdair White, who also
plays bazouki, mandolin and whistles; and Irish interest Pat Kilbride, vocals
and virtuoso guitar and cittern.

The 12 studio tracks plus 3 bonus live tracks feature traditional and newly
composed material by members of the band, as well as a tune by Dubliners fiddler
John Sheehan and a song from Henry McCullough – ex-Sweeney’s Men and Wings. Some
music from Brittany is added to the pot for good measure. Out for the Night
contains 70 minutes of music in all.Under their banner “Forward with Scotland’s Past,” Battlefield Band has been
performing for more than three decades, mixing old songs and tunes with self-penned
material, playing them on a unique fusion of ancient and modern instruments.
Over these years they have played with and introduced many fine musicians to
their ever-widening worldwide audience. In September 2003, Battlefield Band were
voted “Best Live Act” in the first annual Scots Trad Awards, in association with
the BBC. The winners were voted for by listeners around the world.

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Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.