Slainte Mhath

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For a song by Marillion, see Clutching at Straws. For other uses, see slainte (disambiguation).
Slainte Mhath
Origin Atlantic Canada
Genres Celtic fusion
Years active 1996–2005
Labels Maple, Greentrax, JVC
Members Ryan MacNeil, Boyd MacNeil, Lisa Gallant, Brian Talbot, John MacPhee
Past members Bruce MacPhee, Bhreagh MacDonald, Stephanie Hardy

Slainte Mhath were a celtic fusion band from Cape Breton Island. The band features traditional instruments associated with Celtic music, intertwined with elements of dance, funk, and electronic music. Slainte Mhath have toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The band's name is an Irish and Scottish Gaelic greeting meaning good health.

The members of Slainte Mhath frequently collaborate outside of the band. The MacNeil brothers play with their family band Barra MacNeils, and Brian Talbot is the drummer for indie rock band Slowcoaster. John MacPhee plays in a pipe band associatied with the Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts.

Slainte Mhath disbanded in 2005.

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Discography[edit]

  • Slainte Mhath (1998)
  • VA (2002)

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