Davy Steele

Chasing Shadows

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A pleasantly low-key album from Davy Steele, plying his own course in Scottish music since his departure from the Battlefield Band. Steele leavens traditional music with a variety of elements, including exotic percussion, electric harp (the members of Sileas appear together and solo at various points), and piano. Steele's voice, well traveled and well worn, sounds perfect placed against these arrangements, though the sheer stylistic variety of the tracks is likely to be off-putting for some. Given a chance, however, the album will settle comfortably in.

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