A9

Alex's latest album A9 was engineered and produced by his son Doug (Edinburgh Recording Company). The songs are mainly written by Alex along with a couple by his good friend Donnie Smith and one traditional song. The band consisted of Alex, Doug, Rob, Cailean Morison, Rebecca Green, Jon Green and Willie Fraser.

To hear clips from the following tracks, click on the title:

A9
Angel of the North
Where are you tonight?
Love Is
Before we could say more
Turn away from your memories
Changes
Ring of the rainbow
Stand your ground
Restless men
Dream of Kintail
Thin Red Line

LYRICS

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All words and music copyright © 2012 Alex J MacDonald, except Turn away from your memories and Restless men © Donnie Smith, and Dream of Kintail (trad.)
℗ 2012 Alex J MacDonald



Like the River

Like the River features a selection of Alex's songs together with a couple of traditional songs. It is the result of collaboration with his sons, Doug and Rob. Doug (Edinburgh Recording Company) engineered and mixed the recordings as well as playing a wide range of instruments, while Rob plays drums on several of the tracks. Other musicians who played on various tracks are: Donald Forsyth, Ismael Florit and Peter Strandberg.

To hear clips from the following tracks, click on title:

The Fall of Tam Moncrieff
All the Night is Empty
Big Man Big Heart
The Glory
Newfoundland
The Tay Boat Song
Tears
He Stands a Beggar
Scotland's Story
The Runner
Bon Accord
The Shepherd's Song

LYRICS

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All words and music copyright © 2008 Alex J MacDonald, except Newfoundland and The Tay Boat song (trad.)
℗ 2008 Alex J MacDonald