The Words That Remain

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The Words That Remain
Studio album by Solas
Released September 15, 1998
Genre Celtic
Length 57:50
Label Shanachie
Solas chronology
Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers
(1997)
The Words That Remain
(1998)
The Hour Before Dawn
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Words That Remain is the third album by Solas, released in 1998 on the Shanachie Records label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pastures of Plenty" – 3:24
  2. "The Stride Set: The Stride/Tom Doherty's/The Contradiction/Viva Galicia" – 6:09
  3. "The Waking up Set: The Carillons/Waking up in Wonderful Wark/Chris Droneys/Aodhan's Jig" – 4:48
  4. "The Grey Selchie" – 6:10
  5. "Song of Choice" – 3:37
  6. "La Bruxa" – 4:39
  7. "I Am a Maid That Sleeps in Love" – 5:20
  8. "The Vega Set: The Banks of Lough Gowna/The Gaelic Club/Vega Mandolin" – 4:13
  9. "A Chomaraigh Aoibhinn Ó" – 4:43
  10. "Sproggies Set: Sproggies Reel/Up All Night/Weaving Dreams" – 4:11
  11. "The Beauty Spot: O'Dowds/The Beauty Spot/Jessie over the Bridge/Hughie's Cap" – 6:59
  12. "Sráid an Chloig" – 3:37

Personnel[edit]

Band Members[edit]

  • Karan Casey– Vocals
  • John Doyle– Guitars, Acoustic Guitar Effects, Vocals
  • Seamus Egan - Concert Flute, Banjo, Low Whistles, Tin Whistles, Mandolin, Nylon String Guitar, Bodhran, and Percussion
  • Winifred Horan – Fiddles and Vocals
  • Mick McAuley - Accordion, Concertina, Low Whistles, and Vocals

Guest Musicians[edit]

  • Iris de Ment – Vocals (5)
  • Bela Fleck – Five String Banjo (2,7)
  • John Anthony – Drums, Djembe, Udo, Pandeiro, Bodhran, Dumbek
  • Michael Aharon - Electric Bass (1), Keyboards (9,12), Cello (4)
  • Chico Huff - Electric Bass (7), Fretless Bass (12)
  • Steve Holloway - Drums (2)

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