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Almost an Island is the seventh album by Scottish Celtic rock group Wolfstone, released in 2002. It was their first studio album to be released on their own label, Once Bitten Records.

Almost an Island
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Studio album by
Released24 September 2002
RecordedCAP Studios, Crask of Aigas, Beauly
GenreCeltic rock
Length44:03
LabelOnce Bitten Records
ProducerBrian McNeill
Wolfstone chronology
Seven
(1999)
Almost an Island
(2002)
Terra Firma
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Scotsmanfavourable
The Living Traditionfavourable
FolkWorldfavourable
Allmusic3/5 stars

Track listingEdit

  1. "The Piper and the Shrew" (Leo McCann) – 3:32
  2. "Elav the Terrible" (R.S. McDonald) – 3:27
  3. "Where the Summers Go" (Duncan Chisholm/Stuart Eaglesham) – 4:07
  4. "La Grande Nuit du Port de Peche" (Martin Hughes) – 4:11
  5. "The Queen of Argyll" – 4:20
    • The Queen of Argyll (Andy M. Stewart)
    • The Knockard Elf (Stevie Saint)
  6. "5/4 Madness" (Phil Cunningham) – 5:01
  7. "Davie's Last Reel" (Saint) – 3:22
  8. "Jericho" (Chisholm/Eaglesham) – 4:10
  9. "All Our Dreams" (Iain MacDonald) – 6:39
  10. "The Panda" (Gordon Duncan) – 5:14
    • The Panda
    • The Soup Dragon

PersonnelEdit

  • Duncan Chisholmfiddle, backing vocals
  • Wayne Mackenzie – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Stevie Saint – pipes, whistles
  • Stuart Eaglesham – guitars, vocals
  • Alyn Cosker – drums
  • Phil Cunningham – keyboards, accordion, backing vocals
  • Cous-cous MacAfferty – cittern
  • Brian McNeill – tambourine

ReferencesEdit