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Better Days

by The McKrells

Bluegrass Unlimited says "... The McKrells sound is refreshing and unique. At times they remind me of Seldom Scene, Irish folk singer Robbie O'Connell with a touch of Southern Rail..."
Genre: Country: Bluegrass
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  Song Share Time Download
1. When You Were Mine
2:59 $0.99
2. Atalanta
2:50 $0.99
3. Better Days
5:22 $0.99
4. Darlin' Boy
3:26 $0.99
5. Donegal
4:00 $0.99
6. Lonesome Sound of Goodbye
3:54 $0.99
7. I Don't Remember
2:54 $0.99
8. Words Unspoken
4:57 $0.99
9. I Miss the Rain
4:54 $0.99
10. Katie's Waltz
3:23 $0.99
11. Aineen
2:53 $0.99
12. It's Not Me
4:16 $0.99
13. Take Me Anywhere
5:25 $0.99
14. Dark Dreams
4:45 $0.99
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Album Notes
From the venerable stage of Carnegie Hall to Bluegrass and Folk festivals, clubs, coffeehouses and concert venues of Ireland, the United States and Canada, The McKrells bring their particular brand of acoustic music to the world. Blending the high lonesome bluegrass heart with the poignancy of the Celtic spirit and the freedom of todays new acoustic music to form a genre bending, no holds barred musical thrill ride.

These winners of the prestigious Winterhawk Bluegrass New Band Competition have amazed audiences as eclectic as the McKrells themselves. Standing ovations as special guests of country superstars Lonestar. Standing O's at New Yorks famed Carnegie Hall as special guests of Irish folk giants The Furey Brothers, rave reviews as special guests of country superstar Travis Tritt, bluegrass icons Allison Krause, Sam Bush, Irish music legends Mary Black, Doloreas Keane, Solas.

In 2002 The McKrells will be returning to the famed Winterhawk Bluegrass and Beyond festival for the third straight year and have performed in such national touring venues as. The Towne Crier, Cafe Lena, Godfrey Daniels, The Iron Horse, The Parting Glass, The Night Eagle Cafe, Oxford,NY, Cafe Campus Montreal, Canada, The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto Canada, The Van Dyke, Schenectady NY, Midleton Folk Club Midleton, Country Cork, Ireland, De Barras Folk Club, Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland. Kilworth Arts Center ,Kilworth, County Cork Ireland, Johnnie D's, Somerville MA, The Troy Music Hall, The Ontario Center for Performing Arts, Mothers Wine Emporium, and have performed at countless Folk, Bluegrass and Celtic music festivals.

The McKrells have also delighted audiences with their Holiday show, a blend of traditional and original Christmas tunes mixed with the humour and emotion audiences have come to love about a McKrells performance. On December 8th, 2001 The McKrells took their Holiday show to new heights selling out Albany New York's 982 seat Hart Theater also known as The Egg, then proceeded to sell out five shows at The Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs New Yorks famed national touring venue, as well as shows in Buffalo NY, Jamestown NY, and Wilkes Barre PA.



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susan mcdaniel

awsome tunes ,can listen to this all day long.love it.
Some of the best music I have heard since I saw them live at the Savannah's Irish Festival. Can't wait to see and hear them again.Hope that they will make it back more often.

Jay Gruendle

A confident, heart pounding sound that leaves you wanting more.
I first heard the McKrells at the Town Crier in Pawling, NY. And I have been hooked ever since. Better Days is what got me hooked. The rich and emotional sound of Kevin McKrell's voice could bring peace to the world. I live on the west coast now so I don't get the chance to see them live anymore. But the sound of the McKrells lives on very strongly on the shores of the San Francisco Bay. Keep up the great sound. You've got a fan for life.