Great Big Sea (album)

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Great Big Sea
Studio album by Great Big Sea
Released 1993 (Canada)
Recorded 1993 at Piper Stock Studios
Genre Folk
Length 38:49
Label NRA Productions LTD.
Producer Pat Janes and Great Big Sea
Great Big Sea chronology
Great Big Sea
(1993)
Up
(1995)

Great Big Sea is the self-titled debut album by Canadian folk-rock band Great Big Sea released in 1993. Originally released in 1993, it was later redistributed by Warner Music Canada when the band was signed.

Label[edit]

Independent, later redistributed under Warner Music Canada

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Great Big Sea/Gone By The Board" (Traditional Arranged Bob Hallett) 3:39
  2. "Someday Soon" (Alan Doyle) 4:18
  3. "Excursion Around The Bay" (Johnny Burke) 2:30
  4. "What Are Ya' At?" (Alan Doyle) 3:12
  5. "The Fisherman's Lament" (Séan McCann) 5:11
  6. "I'se The B'y" (Traditional) 1:57
  7. "Drunken Sailor" (Traditional) 2:54
  8. "Irish Paddy/Festival Reel/Roger's Reel" (Traditional, Arranged Alan Doyle, Séan McCann, Bob Hallett, Darrell Power, Benoit / Guinchard) 4:20
  9. "Time Brings" (Séan McCann) 4:31
  10. "Jigs: Eavesdropper's/Both Meat & Drink/Off We Go" (Reavy, Traditional) 3:01
  11. "Berry Picking Time" (Traditional) 3:20

Song information[edit]

  • "Great Big Sea/Gone By The Board" is one song that goes by two names.
  • "Irish Paddy/Festival Reel/Roger's Reel" and "Jigs: Eavesdropper's/Both Meat & Drink/Off We Go" are each three separate folk songs that Great Big Sea arranged into a single track.
  • "Excursion Around the Bay" was written by Johnny Burke.

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