Another Son

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Another Son
Studio album by Four to the Bar
Released June 1995
Recorded February 1995
Genre Celtic, folk, folk rock
Label Independent
Producer Four to the Bar
Four to the Bar chronology
Craic on the Road
(1994)
Another Son
(1995)

Another Son was the second full-length album, and final recording, by Four to the Bar, released in 1995.

The album was a radical departure from their first, 1994's Craic on the Road.

The band is listed as producing the album. Engineer Tim Hatfield has also been credited with playing a significant role in the success of the record.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Newry Highwayman" (Traditional)
  2. "Another Son" (Kelleher)
  3. "The Western Shore" (Clifford)
  4. "Shelli Sullivan's/Passing My Time/Marie Harvey's Delight" (O'Neill)
  5. "NY's for Paddy" (Yeates)
  6. "Something's Come In" (Kelleher)
  7. "Catch the Wind" (Donovan)
  8. "The World Turned Upside-Down" (Rosselson)
  9. "The Shores of America" (Kelleher)
  10. "The Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water" (W.B. Yeats (lyrics); Clifford (music))
  11. "Skibbereen" (Traditional)
  12. "Getting Medieval" (Traditional)
  13. "No Matter Where You Go" (Kelleher)
  • "Something's Come In" was covered by the McKrells (from Saratoga Springs, NY) on two separate albums: 1997's Better Days and 1999's The McKrells Live.
  • "The Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water" is a W.B. Yeats poem set to music.
  • "No Matter Where You Go" was rehearsed for weeks as a bluegrass number, and only changed to the albums’ "Celto-Calypso" version during the recording sessions.
  • The title of "Getting Medieval" was taken from the dialog of the film Pulp Fiction.
  • An early version of "Passing My Time" appeared on the band's 1993 EP.
  • "NY's for Paddy" was the first song that David Yeates ever wrote.
  • "NY's for Paddy" appears in iTunes' "Essential St. Patrick's Day Music" collection.
  • Rossbeigh, referenced in "The Western Shore," is a beach in Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry, songwriter Patrick Clifford's ancestral home.
  • "Skibbereen" is dedicated to Martin Kelleher's parents.

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Four to the Bar
  • Engineered by Tim Hatfield
  • Recorded at O'Neill's Irish Castle, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Mixed at Mastermix Recording, New York, NY
  • Mastered at Steller Productions, New York, NY
  • Manufactured and printed by Disc Makers, USA

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