An earlier reviewer wrote: " Growing up in a small town in Quebec the music was soothingly familiar...echoes of my childood. Twenty six years later, I still love this man's music."
Well - I grew up in the dusty canyons of LA, and in 1973, when a friend brought home from a trip to Quebec, two Stivell LPs
and we were BOTH transfixed... Now almost 30 years later, I still love this man's music. Echoes of my ancestors?"
We were both Celts, though growing up in suburban America, we knew very little about our family backgrounds until Stivell's music stirred something in us both! There was (no... IS) something elemental on a cellular level about Stivell's renditions of traditional Celtic music. He plays this music from the heart... and that's where he makes you feel it!
This CD includes much material from the unavailable (or at least difficult to locate) "Olympia Live" release.
IF you have never heard Alan Stivell and you enjoy honest, traditional, NW European music: pipes and drums, harps and electric guitar - this is a great way to meet him.
AND If you already have other CDs by Stivell - then THIS one will become your favorite. Incredible stuff. - Go Braugh!