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by James Lindsay

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Observatory 05:03
Cuir làmh chaomh air creagan 's cluinn an sgeul; a' chlach bha aosda nuair bha 'n saoghal seo fhathast òg. (Put a meek hand on rocks and hear their story; the stone that was ancient when this world was still young.) Bho iar-dheas nan eilean gu Sealltainn shuas; Clach-stèidh' na daoine, gun fhaoineas na glòir. (From the south-west of the islands up to Shetland; the foundation stone of the people, without vanity in her glory.) Cha toir gaoth no crìoch oirr' geilleachdainn; 's i buan, gun chaochladh na h-aonadh gun phròis. (Neither wind nor border can force her to submit; she's everlasting, without changing in her union without conceit.)
Cycles 03:24
Skekler 04:37
The Smiddy 04:36
Jinibara 04:45
Holon 04:18


released April 23, 2021

Produced by Euan Burton and James Lindsay

Recorded @ GloWorm Recording Studios, Glasgow
Engineered & Mixed by Euan Burton
Mastered by Alan Douches (West West Side Music, NY)
Engineering Assistant Daniel Victory

Angus Lyon - Accordion
Ben MacDonald - Electric Guitars
Deirdre Graham - Vocals (track 4)
Jack Smedley - Fiddle
John Lowrie - Keyboard
James Lindsay - Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Moog
Norman Wilmore - Alto Saxophone
Scott Mackay - Drums
Signy Jakobsdottir - Percussion

Cover art ‘Observatory iv’ by Alice Strange alicestrange.com
CD Layout & Photography by Elly Lucas ellylucas.co.uk

All tracks composed by James Lindsay
Lyrics on track 4 - “Clach-Stèidhe” written by Ewen Henderson


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James Lindsay Glasgow, UK

James Lindsay is a genre-bending composer and instrumentalist whose music seamlessly blends diverse styles of traditional folk and contemporary music.

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