“The powerful and evocative voice of Isla St Clair has produced an album of enchanting original and traditional tunes”
The Sunday Times
This unique collection of songs by Isla St Clair, celebrating the legend of the Great Highland Bagpipe, is the companion to the award winning film ‘When the Pipers Play’. The title track features the thrilling sound of a hundred bagpipes played by the massed pipers from all the Scottish Regiments.
HCLA – C100
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The classic title track that says it all! This is the original award winning, big production, version and not one of the copycat versions that are around...
Haunting song about Fort Ticonderoga in upstate New York and scene of the Black Watch Regiment’s first battle on the North American continent
An Irish song that mentions the pipes
The story of piper John MacGregor and his part at the siege of the Alamo
The traditional lament for the Scottish fallen. Nobody does it better than Isla St Clair, who sang the lament at the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele in Flanders in 2007, in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II and other European Heads of State
The title song from the documentary of the same name
This is a unique track featuring some great pipers including: Pipe Major Jimmy Banks, Scots Guards; Pipe Major Gordon Webster, Scots Guards and former piper to HM The Queen; and the late Pipe Major Brian Macrae, Gordon Highlanders and also personal piper to HM The Queen
Isla’s wonderful version of songs for dancing
Two jigs played by Jimmy Banks, Gordon Webster and Brian Macrae
One of the most popular and amusing songs from the Napoleonic era
Isla’s perfect rendition of this truly magnificent ballad about the famous battle. Several clans are mentioned by name
Isla sings this classic Scots song to the original tempo set by the soldiers themselves