GAELIC STORM

- What’s the Rumpus?

2008-10-20

Another fine release from this international Celtic band. There are plenty of tunes to dance to, although there are a few slower, serious ones too, including tracks 2,5 and 11. Is track 2, Lover’s Wreck, actually a love song? Gaelic Storm style, of course. Although I haven’t seen them perform these songs yet, I suspect tracks 1, 3, 7 & 12 will become crowd favorites. At least they are mine. There are four fine instrumentals: tracks 4,8,10 & 13, with pipes being featured on 8 & 13. Beware, the 9th song is in Gaelic. The last song, The Night I Punched Russell Crowe, is a fun song of a true story about an encounter that singer Patrick Murphy had with The Gladiator. But remember, the name of an earlier song is Don’t Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story! Plenty of lively, Celtic fun on this CD…….J.R.

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 11/2015

    Symbolic Olives
    The Scene That Celebrates Itself

  • reviewed 05/2016

    Melaena Cadiz
    Sunfair

  • reviewed 08/2007

    SUPHALA
    Blueprint

  • reviewed 01/2005

    Pauline Scanlon
    Red Colour Sun

  • reviewed 12/2006

    HABANA ABIERTA
    Boomerang

  • reviewed 04/2007

    THE MOTHERS
    Township Sessions

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.