‘WIDE WORLD’ OF STARS ON NEW CHIEFTANS ALBUM

Sinead O'Connor, Art Garfunkel and Sting also join the A-list group of collaborators...

Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello, THE CORRS, Sting, VAN MORRISON and O’Sinead Connor are amongst the artists to appear on ‘THE WIDE WORLD OVER’, a forthcoming album by veteran traditional Irish outfit THE CHIEFTANS.

Also joining a somewhat peculiar list of collaborators are Joni Mitchell, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt and Ziggy Marley – who appears on a cover of his father Bob’s ‘Redemption Song’. The album, set for release to mark the band’s 40th anniversary, will be released on March 4 through RCA Victor. it will be The Chieftans’ 33rd record.

The tracklisting is as follows:

‘Redemption Song’ with Ziggy Marley

Medley: ‘March of the King of Laois’/’Paddy’s Jig’/’O’Keefe’s – The Chattering Magpie’ (Reels)

‘The Foggy Dew’ with O’Sinead Connor

‘I Know My Love’ with The Corrs

‘Cotton Eyed Joe’ with Ricky Skaggs

‘The Magdalene Laundries’ with Joni Mitchell

Live From Matt Molloy’s Pub

‘Shenandoah’ with Van Morrison

Medley: ‘The Munster Cloak’/’An Poc Ar Buille’/’Ferney Hill – Little Molly’ (Reels)

‘Morning Has Broken’ with Diana Krall and Art Garfunkel

‘Morning Dew/Women of Ireland’ (The Love Theme from ‘Barry Lyndon’)

‘Mo Ghile Mear’ with Sting

‘Carolan’s Concerto’

‘Guadalupe’ with Linda Ronstadt

‘Full Of Joy’ with Chinese Ensemble

‘Here’s A Health To The Company’

‘Hunting The Fox’ with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

‘Long Journey Home’ (anthem) with Elvis Costello and Anuna

‘The Rocky Road To Dublin’ with The Rolling Stones