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1

Play Gaelic

04/78

2

The Highland Connection

10/79

3

Recovery

09/84

4

Heartland

02/86

5

The Cutter And The Clan

12/87

6

Once In A Lifetime [live]

11/88

7

Searchlight

09/89

8

The Big Wheel

06/91

9

Amazing Things

03/93

10

Transmitting Live

11/94

11

Mara

11/95

12a

The Best Of Runrig - Long Distance [compilation, single disc]

10/96

12b

The Best Of Runrig - Long Distance [compilation, double disc]

10/96

 

13

In Search Of Angels

02/99

14

The BBC Archive Series

04/99

15

Live At Celtic Connections 2000

08/00

16

The Stamping Ground

05/01

17

Proterra [with Paul Mounsey]

08/03

18

Day Of Days - The 30th Anniversary Concert [live]

05/04

19

Everything You See

05/07


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1) PLAY GAELIC

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Duisg Mo Run
Sguaban Arbhair
Tillidh Mi
Criogal Cridhe
Nach Neonach Neisd A Tha E
Sunndach

Air An Traigh
De Ni Mi And Puirt
An Ros
Ceol An Dansa
Chi Mi'n Geamradh
Cum 'Ur N'Aire

Original LP


Reissue CD

Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Robert MacDonald
Donnie Munro

Producer:

Drums
Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Accordion
Accordion
Vocals, Guitar

Black Gold Record Productions

2) THE HIGHLAND CONNECTION

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Gamhna Gealla
Mairi
What Time
Fichead Bliadhna/Na Uing Air Seoladh
Loch Lomond

Na H-Uain A's T-Earrach
Foghar Nan Eilean
The Twenty-Five Pounder
Going Home
Morning Tide
Cearcal A Chuain


Malcolm Jones

Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald

Donnie Munro

Producer:

Guitar, Drums, Percussion,
Bagpipes, Backing Vocals
Drums, Backing Vocals
Bass, Guitar, String Machine, Organ, Backing Vocals
Vocals

Runrig

3) RECOVERY

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An Toll Dubh
Rubh Nan Cudaigean
'Ic Iain 'Ic Sheumus
Recovery
Instrumental

'S Tu Mo Leannan/Nightfall On Marsco
Breaking The Chains
Fuaim A Bhlair
Tir An Airm
The Old Boys
Dust


Iain Bayne




Blair Douglas

Ronnie Gerrard
Malcolm Jones




Calum MacDonald


Rory MacDonald






John Martin
Donnie Munro




Producer:

Drums (Tracks 2,3,6-9,11),
Percussion (Tracks 1,6,7,9),
Congas (Track 6),
Timpani (Track 8),
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Organ (Tracks 3,9,11),
Harmonium (Track 10)
Fiddle (Track 4)
Chant (Track 8),
Guitar (Tracks 2,3,5-9,11),
Bass (Tracks 2,5,7),
Bagpipes (Tracks 5,7),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 6,11)
Vocals (Tracks 1,11),
Percussion (Track 1),
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Vocals (Tracks 1,3,4,9-11),
Chant (Track 8),
Bass (Tracks 3,6,8,11),
Percussion (Track 1),
Guitar (Tracks 3,4,11),
Accordion (Tracks 4,11),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 6,11)
Cello (Track 10)
Vocals (Tracks 2,6,8-11),
Chant (Track 8),
Percussion (Track 1),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,11)

Robert Bell

4) HEARTLAND

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O Cho Meallt
This Darkest Winter
Lifeline
Air A Chuan
Dance Called America
The Everlasting Gun

Skye
Cnoc Na Feille
The Wire
An Ataireachd Ard
The Ferry
Tuireadh Iain Ruaidh


Iain Bayne

Richard Cherns
Chris Harley
Malcolm Jones

Les Lavin
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Mary MacInnes
Donnie Munro

Producer:

Drums, Percussion, Timpani,
Timbales
Keyboards, Emulator
Keyboards, Harmony Vocals
Guitar, Mandolin, Bass,
Backing Vocals
Keyboards
Percussion, Backing Vocals
Vocals, Bass, Accordion, Guitar
Gaelic Vocals (Track 7)
Vocals

Chris Harley, Les Lavin

5) THE CUTTER AND THE CLAN

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Alba
The Cutter
Hearts Of Olden Glory
Pride Of The Summer
Worker For The Wind

Rocket To The Moon
The Only Rose
Protect And Survive
Our Earth Was Once Green
An Ubhal As Airde


Iain Bayne
Kim Beacon
Chris Harley

Rab Howatt
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
John Martin
Donnie Munro
Dougie Stevenson
Ann Turner
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Harmony Vocals,
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Guitar (Track 8)
Guitar, Bagpipes, Mandolin
Percussion, Backing Vocals
Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Accordion
Fiddle (Track 2)
Vocals
Pedal Steel Guitar (Track 2)
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Keyboards, Backing Vocals

Chris Harley

6) ONCE IN A LIFETIME

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10.

Dance Called America
Protect And Survive
Chi Mi'n Geamradh
Rocket To The Moon
Going Home

Cnoc Na Feille
Nightfall On Marsco/'S Tu Mo Leannan
Skye
Loch Lomond
Hearts Of Olden Glory [CD only]


Iain Bayne
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Donnie Munro
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Percussion, Vocals
Bass, Vocals
Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards

Chris Harley

7) SEARCHLIGHT

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News From Heaven
Every River
City Of Lights
Eirinn
Tir A'Mhurain
World Appeal

Tear Down These Walls
Only The Brave
Siol Ghoraidh
That Final Mile
Smalltown
Precious Years


Iain Bayne
Kim Beacon
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Alison MacFarlane
Mary MacInnes

John Martin
Karen Matheson


Donnie Munro
Maggie Riley
Ann Turner
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Vocals (Track 2)
Guitar, Accordion, Mandolin
Percussion
Bass, Vocals
Vocals (Track 11)
Vocals (Track 2),
Chant (Track 5)
Fiddle (Track 12)
Vocals (Track 2),
Gaelic Vocals (Track 4),
Chant (Track 5)
Vocals
Vocals (Track 9)
Vocals (Track 2)
Keyboards

Richard Manwaring

8) THE BIG WHEEL

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Headlights
Healer In Your Heart
Abhainn An T-Sluaigh
Always The Winner
This Beautiful Pain

An Cuibhle Mor
Edge Of The World
Hearthammer
I'll Keep Coming Home
Flower Of The West


Lorna Bannen
Iain Bayne
Colin Chisholm
Chris Harley
Malcolm Jones
Patrick Logan
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Donnie Munro
Ann Turner
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,5,7,8)
Drums
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,5,7,8)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,5,7,8)
Guitar, Banjo, Accordion
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,5,7,8)
Percussion
Bass, Vocals
Vocals
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,5,7,8)
Keyboards

Chris Harley

9) AMAZING THINGS

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Amazing Things
Wonderful
The Greatest Flame
Move A Mountain
Pog Aon Oidche Earraich
Dream Fields

Song Of The Earth
Forever Eyes Of Blue
Sraidean Na Roinn-Eorpa
Canada
Ard
On The Edge


Lorna Bannen
Iain Bayne
Breakish Horns
Bridín Brennan
Dee Brennan
Maíre Brennan

Olive Brennan
Glasgow Islay
Gaelic Choir
Chris Harley
Malcolm Jones

Mary Kiani
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Donnie Munro
Martin Piggot
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Drums, Percussion
Brass (Track 7)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,6)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,6)
Vocals (Track 6),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,6)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,6)
Vocals (Track 5)

Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Guitar, Mandolin, Accordion,
Midi Bagpipes, Acoustic Bass
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Percussion, Vocals
Bass, Vocals, Accordion
Vocals
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Keyboards

Chris Harley

10) TRANSMITTING LIVE

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Urlar
Ard
Edge Of The World
The Greatest Flame
Harvest Moon
The Wire

Precious Years
Every River
Flower Of The West
Only The Brave
Alba
Pog Aon Oidche Earraich


Iain Bayne
Glasgow Islay
Gaelic Choir
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Donnie Munro
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Drums
Vocals (Track 12)

Guitar, Midi Pipes, Backing Vocals
Percussion, Backing Vocals
Bass, Vocals
Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards

Mark Green

 

Recorded live at:
Barrowlands, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland on 23 December 1993
Tanzbrunnen, Köln, Germany on 11 June 1994
Tarlair Music Festival, Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland on 18 June 1994
Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland on 18/19 August 1994

11) MARA

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Day In A Boat
Nothing But The Sun
The Mighty Atlantic/Mara Theme
Things That Are
Road And The River
Meadhan Oidche Air An Acairseid
The Wedding
The Dancing Floor
Thairis Air A Ghleann
Lighthouse


Lorna Bannon
Iain Bayne
Glasgow Hebridean
Gaelic Choir
Malcolm Jones

Joe Locke
Amanda Lyon
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Donnie Munro
Billy Rankin
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Andy Sheppard
Lisa Sinclair
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,7,10)
Drums, Percussion, Timpani
Choir (Tracks 2,6)

Guitar, Accordion, Hurdy Gurdy,
Jaws Harp, Whistle
Vibes (Track 1)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,7,10)
Percussion, Vocals
Bass, Vocals, Accordion
Vocals
Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,7,10)
Orchestra (Track 6)

Soprano Saxophone (Track 8)
Vocals (Track 8)
Keyboards, Programming

Runrig, Brian Young

12) THE BEST OF RUNRIG - LONG DISTANCE


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CD One
(Stepping Down The) Glory Road
Alba
The Greatest Flame
Rocket To The Moon
Abhainn An T-Sluaigh
Protect And Survive
Rhythm Of My Heart
Hearthammer
An Ubhal As Airde (The Highest Apple)
Wonderful
The Mighty Atlantic/Mara Theme
Flower Of The West
Every River
Siol Ghoraidh
Hearts Of Olden Glory
Skye [live]
Loch Lomond [live]

Single Disc


Double Disc


1.
2.
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7.

CD Two
Saints Of The Soil
Ravenscraig
Solus Na Madainn (The Morning Light)
Chi Mi'n Geamhradh
The Apple Came Down
Chi Mi'n Tir
Ribhinn O

12a) includes CD One only
12b) includes CDs One & Two

13) IN SEARCH OF ANGELS

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May Morning
The Message
Ribhinn Donn
Big Sky
Life Is
Da Mhile Bliadhna
This Is Not A Love Song
A Dh'innse Na Firinn
All Things Must Change
Cho Buidhe Is A Bha I Riabh
Travellers
In Search Of Angels


Iain Bayne
Bruce Guthro
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Vocals
Guitar, Accordion, Pipes
Percussion, Backing Vocals
Vocals, Bass, Guitar
Keyboards

Chris Harley

14) THE BBC ARCHIVE SERIES

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Protect And Survive
The Times They Are A Changin'
The Only Rose
Hearts Of Olden Glory
Rocket To The Moon
The Road And The River
The Mighty Atlantic/Mara Theme
Ard
Thairis Air A Gleann
The Dancing Floor
Healer In Your Heart
Medley: (Stepping Down The) Glory Road/
Dance Music
An Ubhal As Airde (The Highest Apple)


Iain Bayne
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Donnie Munro
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Percussion, Vocals
Bass, Vocals
Vocals
Keyboards

Richard Masters

 

Tracks 1-4: recorded for In Session with Nicky Campbell on 22 March 1989 and broadcast on 3 April 1989
Tracks 5-13: recorded live at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland on 24 February 1996
The limited edition double CD included The Best Of Runrig - Long Distance

15) LIVE AT CELTIC CONNECTIONS 2000

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Rocket To The Moon
Protect & Survive
Big Sky
Siol Ghoraidh
The Only Rose
A Dh'Innse Na Firinn
Edge Of The World
Hearts Of Olden Glory
Rubh Nan Cudaigean/The Middleton Mouse
Maymorning
The Message
Cearcal A' Chuain
Pog An Oidhche Earraich
Skye


Iain Bayne
Bruce Guthro
Malcolm Jones
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Peter Wishart


Producer:

Drums
Vocals, Guitar
Guitar, Accordion, Bagpipes, Vocals
Percussion, Vocals
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards
Glasgow Islay Gaelic Choir

Anita Morrison, John Morrison

 

Recorded live at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland on 25 January 2000

16) THE STAMPING GROUND

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Book Of Golden Stories
The Stamping Ground
An Sabhal Aig Neill
Wall Of China/One Man
The Engine Room
One Thing
The Ship
The Summer Walkers
Running To The Light
Oran Ailein/Leaving Strathconon
Big Songs Of Hope And Cheer
Oran


Jon Anderskou
Michael Bannister
Iain Bayne
Bruce Guthro
Malcolm Jones

Alyth MacCormack
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Aidan O'Rourke
Robin Rankin
Betina Stegmann
Peter Wishart

Producer:

Cello
Mellotron
Drums, Percussion
Vocals
Guitar, Bagpipes, Bouzouki,
Bass, Dobro, Accordion
Vocals
Percussion, Vocals
Vocals, Bass, Guitar
Fiddle
Keyboards
Fiddle
Keyboards

Kristian Gislason, Paul Mounsey, Runrig

17) PROTERRA

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The Old Boys
Proterra
Day Of Days
Empty Glens
Gabriel's Sword
From The North
An Toll Dubh (The Dungeon)
There's A Need
Faileas Air An Airigh (Shadow On The Sheiling)
Heading To Acadia
All The Miles
A Reiteach (The Reiteach)
Angels From The Ashes


Iain Bayne
Mairi Campbell
Duncan Chisholm
Bruce Guthro
Brian Hurren
Malcolm Jones


Stine Lomberg
Murdo MacCuish
Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Alastair MacInnes
Roddy MacKenzie
Uisdean MacRae
Paul Mounsey


Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Violin & Viola (Track 10)
Fiddle (Track 2)
Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Dulcimer, Guitar, Bass,
Bouzouki, Accordion,
Jew's-Harp, Keyboards, Pipes
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Speech (Track 1)
Percussion, Backing Vocals
Vocals, Bass, Guitar
Vocals (Track 9)
Vocals (Track 9)
Vocals (Track 9)
Percussion, Keyboards,
Programming

Paul Mounsey

18) DAY OF DAYS - THE 30th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

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15.

Going Home
Hearthammer
Protect And Survive
Big Sky
Hearts Of Olden Glory
Siol Ghoraidh
Proterra
Running To The Light
The Stamping Ground
Maymorning
Faileas Air An Airigh
Book Of Golden Stories
Day Of Days
All The Miles
A Reiteach


Iain Bayne
Duncan Chisholm
Bruce Guthro
Brian Hurren
Malcolm Jones

Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald
Paul Mounsey
Peter Wishart


Producer:

Drums
Fiddle (Tracks 1-12)
Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards, Vocals
Guitar, Accordion, MIDI Pipes,
Vocals
Percussion, Vocals
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Piano (Tracks 1-12)
Piano (Tracks 1-12)
Glasgow Islay Gaelic Choir

 

Tracks 1-12: recorded live at Runrig's 30th anniversery concert at Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland on 23 August 2003
Tracks 13-15 acoustic "on the road" recordings in the Ballroom, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, Melrose, Scotland in December 2003

19) EVERYTHING YOU SEE

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Year Of The Flood
Road Trip
Clash Of The Ash
The Ocean Road
Atoms
An Dealachadh
This Day
Sona
Something's Got To Give
And The Accordions Played
In Scandinavia


Iain Bayne
Dingwall Gaelic Choir
Julie Fowlis
Bruce Guthro
Aud Ingebjørn Heldaas
Brian Hurren

Malcolm Jones

Calum MacDonald
Rory MacDonald

Strathpeffer Primary School
Adam Sutherland

Producer:

Drums
Choir (Track 4)
Backing Vocals (Track 2,6,8)
Vocals, Guitar
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Vocals, Organ, Mellotron,
Piano
Guitar, Bouzouki, MIDI Pipes,
Accordion, Mandolin
Percussion
Vocals (Tracks 6,10), Bass,
Accordion
Childrens Voices (Track 10)

Fiddle (Track 3)

Kristian Gislason