Fortune's Favour

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Fortune's Favour
Studio album by Great Big Sea
Released June 24, 2008 (Canada), July 8, 2008 (US)
Recorded 2007 at Great Big Studio in St. John’s, Newfoundland
Genre Folk rock
Length 54:23
Label Warner Music Canada
Producer Hawksley Workman
Great Big Sea chronology
The Hard and the Easy
(2005)
Fortune's Favour
(2008)
Safe Upon the Shore
(2010)

Fortune's Favour is the eighth studio album released by Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea. The album was released on June 24, 2008, debuting at No. 5 on the Canadian Music Charts and also includes a DVD. The album was certified gold in Canada.[1]

The album was recorded at the band's studio in St. John’s, Newfoundland, with Hawksley Workman producing.[2] "Oh Yeah" is the theme song for the CBC Television series Republic of Doyle.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Love Me Tonight" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O’Brien) 4:11
  2. "Walk on the Moon" – (Alan Doyle, Gordie Sampson) 3:44
  3. "England" – (Séan McCann) 3:45
  4. "Here and Now" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O’Brien) 3:40
  5. "Long Lost Love" – (Séan McCann, Chris Trapper) 5:26
  6. "Oh Yeah" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O’Brien) 2:15
  7. "Banks of Newfoundland" – (Traditional, Arranged Alan Doyle, Séan McCann, Bob Hallett) 3:24
  8. "Dream to Live" – (Séan McCann, Chris Trapper) 4:15
  9. "Company of Fools" – (Alan Doyle, Russell Crowe) 4:02
  10. "Hard Case" – (Séan McCann, Kalem Mahoney, Jeen O’Brien) 3:47
  11. "Rocks of Merasheen" – (Al Pitman, Pat Byrne, Arranged Alan Doyle, Séan McCann, Bob Hallett) 4:05
  12. "Dance Dance" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O’Brien) 2:49
  13. "Heart of Stone" – (Séan McCann, Kalem Mahoney, Jeen O’Brien) 4:54
  14. "Straight to Hell" – (Alan Doyle) 4:16

Personnel[edit]

With
Guest musicians

Singles[edit]

  • "Walk On the Moon" (released to radio April 2008; reached No. 86 on Canadian Hot 100)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steinberg, David (October 2, 2008). "Great Big Sea captures maritime flavor", Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Marchand, François (November 29, 2008). "Great Big Sea's waters grow wider: Great Big Sea frontman Alan Doyle knows about the "Newfoundland diaspora" all too well", The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved September 18, 2011.

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