Over the Nine Waves (1997)

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A narration track precedes each of the songs on the album

Track 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19

Artwork front, inside front, rear

Vince Brophy - Narrator

Tales told with song and narration of the legendary characters from the Irish Mythological and Ulster Cycles, which are the oldest surviving prose in western literature, memorised as they happened and handed down from generation to generation by bards before the introduction of literacy.

Tuatha De Danaansemi-divine inhabitants of Ireland
Fomorianssemi-demonic race who lived on the islands surrounding Ireland
Milesiansinvading tribe from the north of Spain
Dagdafather of the gods and keeper of the cauldron
Nuadaleader of the Tuatha de Danaan
Lughthe De Danaan sun god and father of Cuchulainn
Balorthe most powerful Fomorian king
AmerginDruid of the Milesians
Dechtirethe mother of Cuchulainn, descended from the line of the Milesians
Setanta/ Cuchulainna mighty warrior - the son of Lugh and Dechtire
EmerCuchulainn's wife and one true love
Scathachthe Warrior Woman of Skye
Morriganthe raven goddess of the battlefield
Queen Medb (Maeve)powerful ruler fo the county of Connacht
Calitin Witchesthe monstrous daughters of the magician Calitin

Track Listing

1 The Gathering (Piggott)
2 Over the Nine Waves (Tonkin)
3 Midnight Calls (Tonkin)
4 Setanta's Cup (Piggott)
5 Flower of Ireland (Tonkin)
6 Warrior Woman (Piggott)
7 The Raven's Shadow (Piggott)
8 Cattle Raid of Cooley (Tonkin)
9 Day of Reckoning (Piggott)
10 Hollow Hills (Piggott)

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