“Somewhere Along the Road”This long awaited recording from the Geraldine Mac Gowan Band is a rare and beautiful collection of songs from the vaults of Irish Tradition to the wealth of modern-day storytellers, together with newly written compositions from long time collaborator Brian O’Connor, all delivered with the confidence and grace of a true musical traveller.

MUSICIANS:Geraldine Mac Gowan – vocals Brian O’Connor – whistle, low whistle & vocals Eamonn de Barra – piano, bodhran & vocals Shane McGowan – guitars, bass & vocals
GUEST MUSICIANS:Cormac de Barra – irish harp /Wayne Sheahy – percussion
PRODUCTION:”Geraldine MacGowan Band”
recorded by – Fionan de Barra @ Clonard Studios, Dublin
mastered by – Aidan Foley @ Masterlabs, Dublin

       HotPress Awards 1999

Timeless : her third release, sees her apply her intimate vocal style to an exemplary mix of trad songs and contemporary works by Kieran Halpin and Sandy Denny. Timeless is a particularly effective collection since it looks to the past but does not live there. It shows MacGowan staking an incontrovertible claim for an overdue place of honour among the elite of Irish singers. Her interpretations of even the oldest songs makes them relevant to today and tomorrow. (Jackie Hayden Hot Press)

 “…´Til the morning.. “The golden voice of Dublin. This, her second album, sees her balancing the tradition with more contemporary material. Her honeyed vocals shine with some stellar accompaniment from Mike McGoldrick & Brian O’Connor.”The good news is that on “…til the morning comes” Geraldine MacGowan comes into her own as one of our finest singers. This woman can move mountains. Lend her your ears.” (Rock’n’Reel)

 Reconciliation The one-time singer in the band Oisin touches you with ballads and folksongs of feeling, traditional consciousness without schmaltz or pathos. With a heart warming voice, she sings poetic traditionals and contemporary songs including two compositions by her guitarist and previous Oisin colleague, Chris Jones. Swinging instrumentals in which Brian O’Connor proves his talent on flute and tin whistle, beautifully supplement the softest vocal pieces of Geraldine MacGowan.”A moving and fine album, oozing with substence and style.” (Hot Press Magazine)

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