Almost an Island

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Almost an Island
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Studio album by Wolfstone
Released 24 September 2002
Recorded CAP Studios, Crask of Aigas, Beauly
Genre Celtic rock
Length 44:03
Label Once Bitten Records
Producer Brian McNeill
Wolfstone chronology
Seven
(1999)
Almost an Island
(2002)
Terra Firma
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Scotsman favourable
The Living Tradition favourable
FolkWorld favourable
Allmusic 3/5 stars

Almost an Island is the seventh album by Scottish Celtic rock group Wolfstone, released in 2002. It was their first studio album to be released on their own label, Once Bitten Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Piper and the Shrew" (Leo McCann) – 3:32
  2. "Elav the Terrible" (R.S. McDonald) – 3:27
  3. "Where the Summers Go" (Duncan Chisholm/Stuart Eaglesham) – 4:07
  4. "La Grande Nuit du Port de Peche" (Martin Hughes) – 4:11
  5. "The Queen of Argyll" – 4:20
    • The Queen of Argyll (Andy M. Stewart)
    • The Knockard Elf (Stevie Saint)
  6. "5/4 Madness" (Phil Cunningham) – 5:01
  7. "Davie's Last Reel" (Saint) – 3:22
  8. "Jericho" (Chisholm/Eaglesham) – 4:10
  9. "All Our Dreams" (Iain MacDonald) – 6:39
  10. "The Panda" (Gordon Duncan) – 5:14
    • The Panda
    • The Soup Dragon

Personnel[edit]

  • Duncan Chisholmfiddle, backing vocals
  • Wayne Mackenzie – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Stevie Saint – pipes, whistles
  • Stuart Eaglesham – guitars, vocals
  • Alyn Cosker – drums
  • Phil Cunningham – keyboards, accordion, backing vocals
  • Cous-cous MacAfferty – cittern
  • Brian McNeill – tambourine

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