Scottish Folk Band Of The Year
winner at the Scots Trad Music Awards 2012
(March 2012) 12 tracks: Glasgow Of The Big Shops * Mogaisean * Gig Face * Scotland's Winter * Farley Bridge * Western Skies * Donald's Rant * Rivers Run * Sorry I'm Late * The New Paradigm * M'eudail M'eudail * Scotland's Winter (Radio Edit).
This celebrated and successful Scottish folk band plays traditional and contemporary music with innovative flair.
A personnel re-shuffle introduces multi-talented Megan Henderson on fiddle and piper James MacKenzie on pipes, (maintaining the double bagpipe sound of the band) and flute.
With a natural talent for both composition and arrangement, there is a rich variety of sounds from this young band making their mark on Scottish music. With commitment and passion, they explore and challenge boundaries.
The band had simultaneous nominations at the BBC Folk Awards and the Scots Traditional Awards in the category of Best Band in both cases.
Megan Henderson (fiddle, vocals), James Lindsay (double bass, vocals, ebow, percussion), Calum MacCrimmon (bagpipe, whistles, bouzouki, vocals, jews harp), James Duncan MacKenzie (bagpipe, flute, whistles, vocals), Ewan Robertson (guitar, vocals, cajon).
"Breabach are the most compelling and exciting big stage traditional Scottish band around." Neil Pearson, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, 2011.
"... stirring tunes and top notch songs ... there will be few who can sit still when listening to these brilliant tunes, brilliantly played." Debbie Kuritsas, Living Tradition.