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Closer to Paradise

by The Barra MacNeils

This was the bands first major label recording. It brought more of the well-loved instrumentals the band is known for and more original songwriting. Several songs on this album generated international attention and recognition.
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1. We Celebrate
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2. Darling Be Home Soon
4:23 $0.99
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3. When I'm Away From You
3:17 $0.99
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4. Closer To Paradise
4:13 $0.99
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5. Chase The Man
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6. Dancing We Would Go
2:50 $0.99
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7. In The Wink of An Eye
3:41 $0.99
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8. Frostbite
1:39 $0.99
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9. Caledonia
4:43 $0.99
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10. Jigs: The Dusty Windowsill/The O’Keeffe’s of Dublin
3:16 $0.99
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11. Mo Nighean Dubh (My Black Haired Girl)
4:39 $0.99
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12. Am pige Ruadh (Mouth Music)
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Album Notes
Closer To Paradise was the bands first major label recording. It brought more of the well-loved instrumentals the band is known for and more song-writing from the band.

Songs from the band include We Celebrate, When I'm Away From You, Closer to Paradise, Chase the Man, Dancing We Would Go, This album introduced their gaelic roots with the song,"Mo Nighean Dubh" (My Black Haired Girl) and some puirt a beul (mouth music) with Am pige Ruadh.

Darling Be Home Soon, by John Sebastian, garnered the band national attention from radio stations and video shows across Canada. The same interest was received with Tony Arata's, "In The Wink Of An Eye".

Caledonia, by Dougie MacLean brought great interest in Canada, the United States, Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales.

This album was recorded in Nashville and produced by Wally Wilson and Kenny Greenberg.

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