The Blood Is Strong

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The Blood Is Strong
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Soundtrack album by
GenreFolk rock
Capercaillie chronology
The Blood Is Strong
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The Blood Is Strong is the first soundtrack album by folk rock band Capercaillie originally issued in 1988 and reissued in 1995 with six extra tracks by Survival Records. It was issued in North America by Valley Entertainment in 2000.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Aignish" (J A Morrison/Kennedy-Fraser)
  2. "The Hebrides"
  3. "Arrival Theme"
  4. "Cumha Do Dh'Uilleam Siosal"
  5. "Iona Theme"
  6. "Oh Mo Dhùthaich" (Trad. Arr. Capercaillie)
  7. "Calum's Road"
  8. "Callinish, Picts, Celts"
  9. "Fear a Bhàta" (Trad. Arr. Capercaillie)
  10. "Alasdair Mhic Cholla" (Trad. Arr. Capercaillie)
  11. "Dean Cadalan Sàmhach" (J MacRae)
  12. "Lordship of the Isles"
  13. "Grandfather Mountain"
  14. "Arrival Reprise"
  15. "An Ataireachd Ard"
  16. "Colum Cille"
  17. "'S Fhada Leam An Oidhche Gheamhraidh" (M McFarlane)
  18. "Downtown Toronto"
  19. "Maideanan Na h-Airidh" (Trad. Arr. Capercaillie)

Reissue track listing[edit]

  1. "An Gille Ban" (Trad. Arr. Capercaillie)
  2. "Domhnall"
  3. "An t-Eilean Mu Thuath (The Isle to the North)" (John Macleod)
  4. "Fagail Bhernaraidh (Leaving Berneray)" (Macleod/Shaw)
  5. "Lorn Theme: Instrumental/Moladh Bhearnaraidh (In Praise of Berneray)" (Shaw/Duff)
  6. "Gun Teann Mi Ris Na Ruinn Tha Seo (Remembrance)" (MacLeod/Shaw)
  7. "Aignish"
  8. "Hebrides"
  9. "Arrival Theme"
  10. "Cumha Do Dh'uilleam Siosal"
  11. "Iona Theme"
  12. "Oh Mo Dhùthaich"
  13. "Calum's Road"
  14. "Callinish, Picts, Celts"
  15. "Fear a Bhàta"
  16. "Alasdair Mhic Cholla Ghasda"
  17. "Dean Cadalan Sàmhach"
  18. "Lordship of the Isles"
  19. "Grandfather Mountain"
  20. "Arrival Reprise"
  21. "Am Ataireachd Ard"
  22. "Columcille"
  23. "'s Fhada Leam an Oidhche Gheamhraidh"
  24. "Downtown Toronto"
  25. "Maideanan Na H-Airdidh"



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "The Blood Is Strong". Valley Entertainment. Archived from the original on 10 March 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2010.

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