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Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: In a Bleeze

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: In a Bleeze (Greentrax CDTRAX 324)

In a Bleeze
Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 324 (CD, UK, August 2008)

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Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland (piano parts) and by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh;
Mixed and mastered by Brian McNeill and Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh;
Track 13 recorded live at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, at the 2008 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award; produced by Kellie While;
Photos by Ken Amer Orkney Photography;
Design by John Slavin at DesignFolk

Musicians

Jeana Leslie, vocals, piano, fiddle;
Siobhan Miller, vocals

with
Lorne MacDougall, pipes, whistle;
Innes Watson, guitar;
Martin O’Neill, bodhrán;
Brian McNeill, fiddle, concertina;
Davie Henderson, djembe;
Brian Miller, guitar;
Kirsteen Miller, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Burning of Auchendoon (Roud 4010; Child 183) / Pint of Wine (3.11)
  2. Goodbye to the Sea and Sailors (4.15)
  3. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13) (3.57)
  4. Time Wears Awa' (Roud 21760) (5.51)
  5. Mad Tom of Bedlam (Roud V16366) (3.40)
  6. Fardach na Pioba / Harris Dance / Lochaber to Argyll (3.12)
  7. Mary Mild (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195) (4.21)
  8. Midlothian Miners / Eynhallow Soond (2.44)
  9. Three Sailors (4.08)
  10. Lord Franklyn's / The Master Ship / John Stewart (4.42)
  11. Familiar Faces (2.51)
  12. Saints and Sinners (5.17)
  13. The Parting Glass (Roud 1801; G/D 8:1516) (3.06)

Tracks 1a, 4, 13 trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller;
Track 1b, 10c Jeana Leslie;
Track 2 Phamie Gow;
Track 3 trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller, Innes Watson, Brian McNeill, Martin O'Neill;
Track 5 trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller, Kirsteen Miller, Davie Henderson;
Track 6a Lorne MacDougall;
Track 6b trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Lorne MacDougall, Innes Watson, Martin O'Neill;
Track 6c Fred Morrison;
Track 7 trad. arr. Siobhan Miller;
Track 8a trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller, Innes Watson, Martin O'Neill;
Tracks 8b, 10b Jennifer Wrigley;
Track 9 words Michael Pentergast;
Track 10a Iain MacDonald;
Track 11 words Siobhan Miller, music Siobhan Miller, Brian Miller;
Track 12 David Francey;

> Folk Music > Records > Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: Shadows Tall

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: Shadows Tall

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: Shadows Tall (Greentrax CDTRAX 352)

Shadows Tall
Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 352 (CD, UK, November 2010)

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Produced, engineered and mixed by Mattie Foulds at Mobile With a Home in Heriot Toun;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton, Castlesound Studios;
Photography by Annie Tuite;
Layout by John Slavin

Musicians

Siobhan Miller, lead vocals [1, 3-4, 8-9, 10a, 11], vocals [2, 5-6];
Jeana Leslie, lead vocals [2, 5, 10b], vocals [1, 3, 8-9, 11], harmony vocals [4], piano [1, 3, 5-6, 10], harmonium [3, 8, 11], fiddle [5, 7, 9], octave fiddle [7];
Ewan McPherson, guitar [1, 3, 5, 9], 12-string guitar [2, 7-8], electric guitar [2], mandolin [2], vocals [3];
Kevin McGuire, double bass [2, 7, 9, 11];
Mattie Foulds, cajon [1-2, 7, 9], percussion [11];
Signy Jacobsdottir, tuned percussion [1, 10-11]

Tracks

  1. Johnnie o' Braidisleys (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (5.33)
  2. The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (3.01)
  3. The King's Shilling (4.32)
  4. Buttermilk Hill (Roud 911) (2.14)
  5. Alexander (Roud 6247) (3.13)
  6. The Last Licht (4.30)
  7. The Giant Set: The Giant Party / Stone Giants (3.39)
  8. Scarborough Settler's Lament / O' a' the Airts (4.44)
  9. Blyth, Blyth (Roud 6123) / Thorsvoe (3.13)
  10. Who Will Sing Me Lullabies? / Sleepy Laddie (4.41)
  11. The Great Valerio / Sky High (5.03)

Tracks 1-2, 5, 9a trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller, Ewan McPherson;
Track 3 Ian Sinclair;
Tracks 4 trad. arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller;
Track 6 words Violet Jacob, music Siobhan Miller;
Track 7 Jennifer Wrigley;
Track 8a Alexander Glendinning arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller, Ewan McPherson;
Track 8b Robert Burns arr. Jeana Leslie, Siobhan Miller, Ewan McPherson;
Track 9b Jeana Leslie, Lorna MacDougall;
Track 10a Kate Rusby;
Track 10b Ali Windwick;
Track 11a Richard Thompson;
Track 11b Jeana Leslie

> Folk Music > Records > Siobhan Miller: Flight of Time

Siobhan Miller: Flight of Time

Siobhan Miller: Flight of Time (Vertical VERTCD101)

Flight of Time
Siobhan Miller

Vertigal Records VERTCD101 (CD, UK, November 3, 2014)

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Produced by James Grant;
Recorded by Mattie Foulds at Mobile With a Home in Heriot Toun, by Geoff Allan at CaVa Studios, by Euan Burton at Southpark Studios, by Kevin Burleigh at Gorbals Sound, and by Paul McGeechan at UWS;
Mixed by Paul Savage at Chem 19;
Mastered by Iain Hutchinson;
Illustrations by Jan Miller;
Sleeve artwork and photography by James Morrison

Musicians

Siobhan Miller, vocals;
James Grant, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric 12 string guitar, banjo, ebow, vocals;
Ewen Vernal, double bass;
Donald Shaw, piano, rhodes, harmonium;
Prague Philharmonic, strings

with
Ewan MacPherson, acoustic guitar [10], 12 string acoustic guitar [4];
Lauren MacColl, viola, fiddle [10];
Euan Burton, electric bass [4, 9], double bass [10];
Emily Smith, vocals [1-2, 7, 9];
Kirsteen Miller, vocals [3-4, 8]

Tracks

  1. If I Had Known (3.38)
  2. Down in the Dandelions (4.48)
  3. Secrets and Lies (4.01)
  4. Scotland's Winter (4.53)
  5. Long Hellos and Short Goodbyes (4.58)
  6. Breaking the Law (4.06)
  7. No Butterflies (4.04)
  8. Drowning Out the Sorrows (4.20)
  9. Sunset Steeples (4.29)
  10. The January Man (4.53)

Tracks 1, 3, 7-8 Siobhan Miller, James Grant;
Tracks 2, 9 James Grant;
Track 4 lyrics Edwin Muir, music Ewan MacPherson;
Track 5 Davy Steele;
Track 6 James Grant, Donald Shaw;
Track 10 Dave Goulder

> Folk Music > Records > Siobhan Miller: Strata

Siobhan Miller: Strata

Siobhan Miller: Strata (Songprint SPR001LP)

Strata
Siobhan Miller

Songprint Recordings SPR001CD/LP (CD/LP, UK, February 24, 2017)

One Too Many Mornings
Siobhan Miller

Songprint Recordings (DL single, UK, December 9, 2016)

Siobhan Miller: One Too Many Mornings (Songprint)
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Produced by Euan Burton;
Recorded by Euan Burton at Gloworm Recording, Glasgow;
Additional engineering by Iain Hutchison;
Mixed by Iain Hutchison at Gloworm Recording;
Mastered by Paul Savage at Chem 19;
Photography, artwork and layout by James Morrison

Musicians

Siobhan Miller, vocals;
Louis Abbott, drums and percussion [1-4, 6-11], vocals [3];
Aaron Jones, bouzouki [1-2, 4, 6, 8, 10-11], guitar [3, 9], backing vocals [1, 10];
Euan Burton, double and electric bass [1-4, 6-11], Roli seaboard [1, 3, 5], Fender Rhodes [7], backing vocals [1, 11];
Kris Drever, guitar [3-8, 10], vocals [4];
Ian Carr, guitar [2, 5, 8, 11];
Tom Gibbs, piano [1-3, 6-7, 9-11], harmonium [8];
Megan Henderson, fiddle and viola [9, 11], backing vocals [1-2, 10-11];
Jack Smedley, fiddle, viola [1, 3, 10];
Aidan O’Rourke, fiddle [6-7];
Phil Cunningham, accordion [4, 11];
Paul McKenna, backing vocals [2, 11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Banks of Newfoundland (Roud 1812; Laws K25) (4.00)
  2. What You Do With What You've Got (3.19)
  3. One Too Many Mornings (2.31)
  4. Pound a Week Rise (3.13)
  5. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (3.44)
  6. Thanksgiving Eve (3.06)
  1. The Sun Shines High (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974) (4.48)
  2. The Month of January (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176) (4.07)
  3. False, False (Roud 8276) (3.30)
  4. Bonny Light Horseman (Roud 1185; G/D 8:1584; Henry H122a) (5.13)
  5. The Ramblin' Rover (2.52)

Track 1 trad. arr. Siobhan Miller, Aaron Jones, Euan Burton, Louis Abbott;
Track 2 Si Kahn;
Track 3 Bob Dylan;
Track 4 Ed Pickford;
Track 5 trad. arr. Siobhan Miller, Kris Drever, Euan Burton;
Track 6 Bob Franke;
Tracks 7-8 trad. arr. Siobhan Miller, Kris Drever, Euan Burton, Louis Abbott;
Track 9 trad. arr. Siobhan Miller, Euan Burton;
Track 10 trad. arr. Siobhan Miller, Aaron Jones, Euan Burton;
Track 11 Andy M. Stewart

Set List

I saw Siobhan Miller with Megan Henderson, fiddle, vocals, Innes White, guitar, Euan Burton, double bass, on March 25, 2017 at Buchcafé Bad Hersfeld, Germany. Except for #7-8 and #14-15, all songs were from her two CDs:

First HalfSecond Half
  1. Banks of Newfoundland (Roud 1812; Laws K25)
  2. Secrets and Lies
  3. False, False (Roud 8276)
  4. Drowning Out the Sorrows
  5. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  6. Scotland's Winter
  7. The Tranent Wedding (Up They Gaed A-Gallopin)
  8. Green Grow the Rashes, O (Roud 2772; G/D 7:1297)
  9. What You Do With What You've Got
  1. Pound a Week Rise
  2. The Sun Shines High (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974)
  3. Thanksgiving Eve
  4. The January Man
  5. instrumental (fiddle, guitar)
  6. Aged & Mellow
  7. The Ramblin' Rover
  8. If I Had Known
Encores
  1. The Month of January (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176)
  2. One Too Many Mornings

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 7-8, 11, 18 trad.;
Tracks 2, 4, 17 Siobhan Miller, James Grant;
Track 6 lyrics Edwin Muir, music Ewan MacPherson;
Track 9 Si Kahn;
Track 10 Ed Pickford;
Track 12 Bob Franke;
Track 13 Dave Goulder;
Track 15 Johnny Otis, Preston Love;
Track 16 Andy M. Stewart;
Track 19 Bob Dylan

Video

Siobhan Miller sings One Too Many Mornings:

> Folk Music > Records > Siobhan Miller: Mercury

Siobhan Miller: Mercury

Siobhan Miller: Mercury (Songprint SPR002CD)

Mercury
Siobhan Miller

Songprint Recordings SPR002CD (CD, UK, November 2, 2018)

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Produced by Euan Burton;

Musicians

Siobhan Miller, vocals;
Louis Abbott, drums and percussion, vocals;
Euan Burton, bass, vocals;
Kris Drever, guitar, vocals;

Tracks

  1. Mercury (3.36)
  2. Sorrow When the Day Is Done (4.03)
  3. Strandline (3.49)
  4. The Western Edge (4.42)
  5. Slowest Days (4.59)
  6. Carrying Stream (4.01)
  7. The Growing Dawn (4.04)
  8. Keep Me Moving On (4.15)
  9. Losing (4.36)
  10. Let Me Mean Something (4.15)

Written by Siobhan Miller with Kris Drever and Louis Abbott

Video

Siobhan Miller sings Mercury:

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Other records with Siobhan Miller

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK05, 2008

Various Artists, Folk Rising 2, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK07, 2008

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2009, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK08, 2009

Davy Steele, Steele the Show, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 358, 2011

Ewan McLennan, Stories Still Untold, CD, Fellside FECD263, 2014

Various Artists, The Scottish Diaspora, 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 380, 2014

Fara, Cross the Line, CD, Fara FARACD001, 2016

Various Artists, Greentrax 30th Anniversary: The Special Projects, 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX S8616, 2016

Various, 101 Scottish Songs: The Wee Red Book, DVD, TMSA DVD101, 2016

Kim Carnie: In Her Company (own label) Kim Carnie, In Her Company (Na Cuideachd), CD EP, own label, 2017

Gary Innes, Era, CD, Gary Innes GHI01, 2017