The Unseen Stream

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The Unseen Stream
TroyDonockley UnseenStream.jpg
Studio album by
Released10 August 1998
GenreProgressive rock Celtic rock
LabelAlliance Records
Troy Donockley chronology
The Unseen Stream
The Pursuit of Illusion

The Unseen Stream is a progressive rock album by Troy Donockley. This was his first solo outing and was released in 1998.

This recording shows Troy as a multi-skilled wood player. His main instrument is the Uilleann Pipes adding also Low Whistles, Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Keys, Cittern and Mandolin, and he has composed most of the tracks. Although a solo recording he includes guests Irish fiddler Nollaig Casey, piano player Neil Drinkwater, his Iona colleagues Joanne Hogg (voice), Terl Bryant (percussion) and Tim Harries (bass), the Emperor String Quartet and Duncan Rayson on the Rochdale Town Hall Organ. The piece draws on Irish Orchestral works, folk, rock, jazz, Scandinavian symphonies and New Age stylistically. The music is mostly expressions of Troy's experience, particularly inspired by natural beauty of the coast.


Musicians in order of appearance[edit]

Additional credits[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wild Black Coast" - 3:23
  2. "Sights" - 3:10
  3. "Air" - 5:00
  4. "Yearl" - 14:14
  5. "Carousel" - 4:55
  6. "Tunnels" - 9:52
  7. "Finlandia" - 3:45
  8. "Death of Rainbows" - 3:16

Total time - 47:41

Release Details[edit]

  • 1998, UK, Alliance Records 1901162, Release Date 10 August 1998, CD
  • 2005, UK, Lantern Music and SGO Music Publishing Ltd. LNTNCD2, Remastered, CD