Fortune's Favour

Fortune's Favour is the eighth studio album released by Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea. The album was released on June 24, 2008, debuting at No. 5 on the Canadian Music Charts and also includes a DVD. The album was certified gold in Canada.[1]

Fortune's Favour
Great Big Sea Fortune's Favour Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 24, 2008 (Canada), July 8, 2008 (US)
Recorded2007 at Great Big Studio in St. John’s, Newfoundland
GenreFolk rock
Length54:23
LabelWarner Music Canada
ProducerHawksley Workman
Great Big Sea chronology
The Hard and the Easy
(2005)
Fortune's Favour
(2008)
Safe Upon the Shore
(2010)

The album was recorded at the band's studio in St. John’s, Newfoundland, with Hawksley Workman producing.[2] "Oh Yeah" was the theme song for the CBC Television series Republic of Doyle.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Love Me Tonight" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O'Brien) 4:11
  2. "Walk on the Moon" – (Alan Doyle, Gordie Sampson) 3:44
  3. "England" – (Séan McCann) 3:45
  4. "Here and Now" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O'Brien) 3:40
  5. "Long Lost Love" – (Séan McCann, Chris Trapper) 5:26
  6. "Oh Yeah" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O'Brien) 2:15
  7. "Banks of Newfoundland" – (Traditional, Arranged Alan Doyle, Séan McCann, Bob Hallett) 3:24
  8. "Dream to Live" – (Séan McCann, Chris Trapper) 4:15
  9. "Company of Fools" – (Alan Doyle, Russell Crowe) 4:02
  10. "Hard Case" – (Séan McCann, Kalem Mahoney, Jeen O'Brien) 3:47
  11. "Rocks of Merasheen" – (Al Pitman, Pat Byrne, Arranged Alan Doyle, Séan McCann, Bob Hallett) 4:05
  12. "Dance Dance" – (Séan McCann, Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O'Brien) 2:49
  13. "Heart of Stone" – (Séan McCann, Kalem Mahoney, Jeen O'Brien) 4:54
  14. "Straight to Hell" – (Alan Doyle) 4:16

PersonnelEdit

With
Guest musicians

SinglesEdit

  • "Walk On the Moon" (released to radio April 2008; reached No. 86 on Canadian Hot 100)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Steinberg, David (October 2, 2008). "Great Big Sea captures maritime flavor Archived 2012-09-23 at the Wayback Machine", Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Marchand, François (November 29, 2008). "Great Big Sea's waters grow wider: Great Big Sea frontman Alan Doyle knows about the "Newfoundland diaspora" all too well Archived 2012-11-10 at the Wayback Machine", The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved September 18, 2011.

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