Great Big Sea (album)

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Great Big Sea
Album Cover-Great Big Sea.jpg
Studio album by Great Big Sea
Released 1993 (Canada)
Recorded 1993 at Piper Stock Studios
Genre Folk
Length 38:49
Label NRA Productions LTD.
Producer Pat Janes and Great Big Sea
Great Big Sea chronology
Great Big Sea

Great Big Sea is the self-titled debut album by Canadian folk-rock band Great Big Sea released in 1993. Originally released in 1993, it was later redistributed by Warner Music Canada when the band was signed.


Independent, later redistributed under Warner Music Canada

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Great Big Sea/Gone By The Board" (Traditional Arranged Bob Hallett) 3:39
  2. "Someday Soon" (Alan Doyle) 4:18
  3. "Excursion Around The Bay" (Johnny Burke) 2:30
  4. "What Are Ya' At?" (Alan Doyle) 3:12
  5. "The Fisherman's Lament" (Séan McCann) 5:11
  6. "I'se The B'y" (Traditional) 1:57
  7. "Drunken Sailor" (Traditional) 2:54
  8. "Irish Paddy/Festival Reel/Roger's Reel" (Traditional, Arranged Alan Doyle, Séan McCann, Bob Hallett, Darrell Power, Benoit / Guinchard) 4:20
  9. "Time Brings" (Séan McCann) 4:31
  10. "Jigs: Eavesdropper's/Both Meat & Drink/Off We Go" (Reavy, Traditional) 3:01
  11. "Berry Picking Time" (Traditional) 3:20

Song information[edit]

  • "Great Big Sea/Gone By The Board" is one song that goes by two names.
  • "Irish Paddy/Festival Reel/Roger's Reel" and "Jigs: Eavesdropper's/Both Meat & Drink/Off We Go" are each three separate folk songs that Great Big Sea arranged into a single track.
  • "Excursion Around the Bay" was written by Johnny Burke.

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