Valparaiso (album)

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Valparaiso
Studio album by Rita Connolly
Released February 20, 1996[1]
Recorded Westland Studios & Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Genre Celtic Music
Label Tara Music label
Producer Shaun Davey/Rita Connolly
Rita Connolly chronology
"Rita Connolly"
(1992)
"Valparaiso"
(1996)

Valparaiso is Rita Connolly's second solo recording, released in 1996. It features a guest appearance by Iarla O'Lionaird on vocals.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ocean Floor"–4:55 (S. Condell)
  2. "Valparaiso"–3:57 (R. Connolly)
  3. "Lizzie Finn"–5:10 (S. Barry / S. Davey)
  4. "Ripples In The Rockpools"–3:27 (S. Davey)
  5. "Piccadilly"–4:46 (Leo O'Kelly)
  6. "His Name Is Elvis"–3:18 (S. Barry / S. Davey)
  7. "Two White Horses"–2:39 (S. Condell)
  8. "Shakin' The Blues Away"–2:33 (I. Berlin)
  9. "Sun Song"–3:51 (R. Connolly / S. Davey)
  10. "Riov"–4:48 (M. Nesmith)
  11. "The Great Guns Roarv"–4:00 (S. Davey)
  12. "The Quiet Land of Erin"–3:36 (J O'Hara / S. Davey)

Credits[edit]

  • Rita Connolly - Vocals.
  • Iarla O'Lionaird - Vocals.
  • Shaun Davey - Harmony vocals.
  • Robbie Brennan & Paul McAteer - Drums.
  • Noel Eccles - Percussion.
  • Eoghan O'Neill - Bass guitars.
  • Des Moore - Acoustic & electric guitar, High String Guitar & Mandolin.
  • Anthony Drennan - Lead electric guitar, Dobro, Acoustic guitar, E-Bow electric.
  • Jimmy Smith - Lead electric guitar.
  • Gerry O'Beirne - Acoustic guitar.
  • Paul Drennan & Eddie Lynch - Keyboards.
  • Michael Buckley - Soprano & Tenor Sax, Flute.
  • Matthew Manning - Oboe, Cor Anglais.
  • Backing Vocals/Chorus: Sean Connolly, Patricia Connolly, Enda Connolly, Inez Connolly, Ursula Connolly, Clare Kenny, Carla Gallagher, Valerie Armstrong and Steve Cooney.

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Shaun Davey.
  • Co-Produced by Rita Connolly.
  • Engineered & mixed by Bill Somerville-Large
  • Additional engineering - Andrew Boland & Brian Masterson.
  • Assistant Engineer - Conan Doyle.
  • Executive Producer - John Cook.
  • Computer Programming - Dennis Woods.
  • Recorded at Westland Studios & Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "allmusic ((( Valparaiso > Overview )))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 

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