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Staran: Staran

Staran: Staran (STARAN01CD)

*** Mainly Norfolk’s Album of the Year 2021 ***


Staran STARAN01CD (CD, UK, 21 May 2021)

Gaol a’ Chruidh

Staran (DL single, UK, 19 March 2021)

Staran: Gaol a’ Chruidh

Produced by John Lowrie, Jack Smedley, Innes White and Euan Burton;
Recorded by Jack Smedley at Taigh a’ Chiùil Recording and Euan Burton at GloWorm Recording, Glasgow;
Piano recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Mixed by Euan Burton at GloWorm Recording;
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York;
Liner notes by Mike Vass;
Inner sleeve band photograph by Samuel Hurt;
Artwork, design and photo processing by Elly Lucas


Kim Carnie: vocals;
John Lowrie: piano, rhodes, harmonium, percussion;
Jack Smedley: fiddle;
Innes White: acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, tenor guitar;
James Lindsay: double bass

Megan Henderson: backing vocals [3, 7]


  1. Dà Làimh sa Phìob (2.51)
  2. Back to Glasgow (And Back to Back Again) / Squirmy’s / Deichead (6.20)
  3. Horò gun Togainn air Hùgan Fhathast Thu (4.21)
  4. Einbeck (3.30)
  5. Casino (3.16)
  6. Little Waves (3.14)
  7. Gaol a’ Chruidh (3.49)
  8. Balcarres (6.45)
  9. Settle, Honey (5.13)

Track 1 words and melody trad., canntaireachd by Kim Carnie;
Track 2a James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 2b Shane Cook;
Track 2c Jack Smedley;
Track 3 words trad., melody Kim Carnie;
Tracks 4, 6, 8 John Lowrie;
Track 5 Hannu Kella;
Track 7 trad., additional music and lyrics by Kim Carnie;
Track 9 Kim Carnie