A Tear and a Smile / Strong in the Sun

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A Tear and a Smile Strong in the Sun
Album A Tear and a Smile Strong in the Sun cover.jpg
Compilation album by Tír na nÓg
Released 7 December 2004
Recorded 1972–August 1973
Genre Folk
Length 74:29
Language English
Label Beat Goes On
Producer Tony Cox
Matthew Fisher
Tír na nÓg chronology
Spotlight
(2001)Spotlight2001
A Tear and a Smile Strong in the Sun
(2004)
Live at Sirius
(2010)Live at Sirius2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

A Tear and a Smile Strong in the Sun is a compilation album by Irish band Tír na nÓg. It was released on December 7, 2004 by BGO Records and contains the remasters of their two last studio albums from 1972 and 1973: the United Kingdom version of A Tear and a Smile, and Strong in the Sun.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Come And See The Show" (Sonny Condell) – 3:20
  2. "Down Day" (Condell) – 5:51
  3. "When I Came Down" (Leo O'Kelly) – 4:36
  4. "The Same Thing Happening" (O'Kelly) – 4:51
  5. "Bluebottle Stew" (Condell) – 2:28
  6. "So Freely" (O'Kelly) – 3:40
  7. "Hemisphere" (Condell) – 2:20
  8. "Lady Ocean" (O'Kelly) – 4:37
  9. "Goodbye My Love" (O'Kelly) – 4:23
  10. "Two White Horses" (Condell) – 2:40
  11. "Free Ride" (Nick Drake) – 3:04
  12. "Whitestone Bridge" (Condell) – 4:12
  13. "Teesside" (Condell) – 3:51
  14. "Cinema" (O'Kelly) – 4:38
  15. "Strong In The Sun" (O'Kelly) – 3:38
  16. "The Wind Was High" (O'Kelly) – 3:19
  17. "In The Morning" (Condell) – 3:22
  18. "Love Lost" (O'Kelly) – 3:19
  19. "Most magical" (Condell) – 3:46
  20. "Fall Of Day" (Condell) – 2:34

Personnel[edit]

A Tear and a Smile[edit]

Strong in the Sun[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 2004 BGO Records remastered CD BGOCD653

References[edit]