"Complete Songs of Robert Burns 12 Volume Set" 12 CD box set
Linn Records presents "The Complete Songs of Robert Burns". This unsurpassed collection has been attractively re-packaged in a desirable lightweight case with updated artwork and a fresh new feel. All discs are in slip-cases. The new-look boxed set includes a handy booklet complete with song index and album information. The benchmark of all Burns Songs recordings, this title remains hugely popular attracting global sales.
Having sold out of the original boxed set, Linn Records are please to re-issue "The Complete Songs of Robert Burns" to coincide with the worldwide Burns Night celebrations on 25th January 2007.
Originally released early in 2003, the groundbreaking series took seven years to complete and involved over 80 singers and instrumentalists. It remains the definitive collection of Robert Burns's song and the timeless poetry of Burns is brought vividly to life in this unique 12-volume CD archive. Encompassing ballads and bawdy songs (note the explicit lyrics warning on volume 11), patriotic and political anthems plus songs which bring Scottish places and people to life, this collection of songs touches on all aspects of human nature and is a true representation of a vigorous folk tradition past and present.
There are over 360 songs to enjoy; some of which are world-famous and some hidden gems (knowledge of which will mark the listener as a true Burns fan). Tracks include: Auld Lang Syne, My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose, Sweet Afton, Ay Waukin O, Scots Wha Hae, Mary Queen of Scots Lament, In Edinburgh Town, My heart's in the Highlands and Ae fond Kiss. Featured musicians include members of Battlefield Band, The Cast, The Corries, Deaf Shepherd, MacAlias, Malinky, Old Blind Dogs and many more.