Heaven's Bright Sun

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Heaven's Bright Sun
Iona HeavensBrightSun.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedJanuary 1997
RecordedVarious locations in England, December 1996
GenreProgressive rock, Celtic rock, Christian rock
Length111:21
LabelForeFront Records
Open Sky Records re-release 2005
ProducerDave Bainbridge
Iona chronology
Treasures
(1996)
Heaven's Bright Sun
(1997)
Woven Cord
(1999)
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Heaven's Bright Sun is a live progressive rock album by Iona, released in 1997.

Recordings were made under engineer Nigel Palmer by the B-I-H mobile 'Live' in England during December 1996, at the Irish Centre, Leeds, the Q Club, Birmingham, and The Amulet, Shepton Mallet.

Personnel[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  • Disc 1 - total time 48:39
  1. "Turning Tide" – 2:23
  2. "Treasure" – 4:56
  3. "Flight of the Wild Goose" – 5:42
  4. "Today" – 3:29
  5. "Irish Day" – 6:11
  6. "Luke" – 3:45
  7. "Inside My Heart" – 6:51
  8. "Trilogy" – 8:47
  9. "I Will Give My Love an Apple" – 6:35
  • Disc 2 - Total Time 62:42
  1. The Island – 5:55
  2. Iona – 6:39
  3. Columcille – 4:14
  4. Heaven's Bright Sun – 7:54
  5. Chi-Rho – 5:04
  6. Bi-Se I Mo Shuil Part 2 – 4:48
  7. Kells Theme – 6:28
  8. Reels – 7:34
  9. When I Survey – 14:06

Release details[edit]

  • 1997, UK, Alliance Records ALD 092, release date January 1997, CD
  • 1997, UK, Alliance Records ALC 092, release date January 1997, cassette
  • 1997, USA, Forefront Records FFD-5178, release date January 1997, CD
  • 2005, UK, Open Sky Records OPENVP7CD, release date 13 June 2005, CD