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The Chieftains - The Long Black Veil (1995)
Artist: The Chieftains
Title Of Album: The Long Black Veil
Year Of Release: 1995
Label: RCA Victor
Genre: Folk, British Folk, Celtic Folk, Singer-Songwriter
Format: Mp | Flac
Quality: 320 kbps | Lossless
Total Time: 58:56 Min
Total Size: 142 Mb | 366 Mb

Tracklist:

01. Mo Ghile Mear - "Our Hero" (with Sting)
02. The Long Black Veil (with Mick Jagger)
03. The Foggy Dew (with Sinead O'Connor)
04. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? (with Van Morrison)
05. Changing Your Demeanour
06. The Lily of the West (with Mark Knopfler)
07. Coast of Malabar (with Ry Cooder)
08. Dunmore Lassies (Instrumental) (with Ry Cooder)
09. Love Is Teasin (with Marianne Faithfull)
10. He Moved Through The Fair (with Sinead O'Connor)
11. Ferny Hill (Instrumental)
12. Tennessee Waltz / Tennessee Mazurka (with Tom Jones)
13. The Rocky Road To Dublin (with The Rolling Stones)

With Long Black Veil, the Chieftains attempted a mainstream pop crossover by recording with rock and pop stars from the Rolling Stones and Sting to Van Morrison and Sinéad O'Connor. Instead of changing their sound to accommodate the talents of their guests, the band plays it straight. As always, their performance is superb; what is surprising is how well the pop stars sing Celtic material. None of the guest singers sound displaced or uncomfortable, which is largely due to the sympathetic performances of the Chieftains. In fact, the pairings work so well that Long Black Veil doesn't sound like an effort to broaden their audience; rather, it sounds completely natural.



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