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The Wolf of Badenoch (1343-1405) - Suns Of Arqa  
The Wolf of Badenoch (1343-1405)
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The legendary SUNS OF ARQA release their 40th album 'The Wolf of Badenoch', an epic masterpiece based on the life of Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan who was the third surviving son of King Robert II of Scotland, making him the great-grandson of Robert the Bruce. This album takes you on a deep hypnotic journey through the life of one of Scotland's most notorious historical figures.

SUNS OF ARQA formed in 1979, and are veterans of the live circuit, having played Glastonbury, Phoenix, WOMAD and other major festivals many times over the years, as well as collaborating with acts such as 808 State, A Guy Called Gerald, John Leckie, John Cooper Clarke and countless others. 'The Wolf of Badenoch' was performed as a stage show at last year's Belladrum Festival, and at Celtic Connections in Glasgow.

"Many bands claim to deal in global fusion music, but few have as firm a claim on the genre as the Suns of Arqa" – All Music Guide

Among the musicians playing on this album are the legendary Highland Bagpipe player John Snelson, and Riverdance and Afro Celt Sound System original Uilleann Piper Ronan Browne, together they weave hypnotic spells over Indian classical ragas courtesy of Johar Ali Khan on Rudra Violin, Bansuri maestro Raghunath Seth and the mesmeric vocals of Sanyogita Kumari.

 



CD Track List:  
Track Title Artist
01 Nema Suns Of Arqa Play
02 The Wolf of Badenoch Suns Of Arqa Play
03 Mór mac an Rígh Suns Of Arqa Play
04 La Via Caledonia Suns Of Arqa Play
05 Lochindorb Suns Of Arqa Play
06 The Web The Witches Spun Suns Of Arqa Play
07 This Is Stolen Land Suns Of Arqa Play
08 Bad Blood Suns Of Arqa Play
09 Omnia Vincit Amor Suns Of Arqa Play
10 Requiem Dunkeld Suns Of Arqa Play
11 Throughout All Time Suns Of Arqa Play
12 The Wolf of Badenoch (Reprise) Suns Of Arqa Play
Label ProfileLabel: Arka Sound
Sales NotesFormat: CD
Further InformationBarcode: 5060376223378
Track ListingRelease Date: 2020-05-01
Genre: World FusionCatalogue Number: ARKACD33149CD