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Studio Album, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD1 (studio):

1. Mrs Singer's Waltz
2. Maddie Goes West
3. Lakeland Memories
4. Drifter
5. Jame's Jig
6. Ravensbourn
7. Three Legged Horse
8. The Long Road Home
9. Deco Echo
10. Circle of Friends
11. Triple Echo
12. On Reflection
13. Those Who Bring Sunshine
14. Greensleeves
15. On Tiptoe
16. A Hint of Blue
17. John's Deckchair

CD2 (live):

1. Appalachian Dreaming
2. Isabella's Wedding
3. Summer Holiday
4. Nursery Chimes
5. Pedrolino
6. Who Knows Where Tomorrow Goes
7. Sallie's Song
8. Rain in the Doorway
9. The Lord's Seat
10. Rainbow Kites
11. Under this Blue Sky
12. A Christmas Carol
13. The Racer
14. A Dublin Day
15. On Camber Sands
16. Here Comes the Sun
17. At Giltrap's Bar
18. Down the River
19. Heartsong
20. Lucifer's Cage

Line-up / Musicians

- Gordon Giltrap / guitars
- John Bradbury / violin

Thanks to SouthSideoftheSky for the addition
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Review by SouthSideoftheSky
2 stars "This is serious!"

Drifter is another mellow, guitar-based album by Gordon Giltrap, this time officially featuring John Bradbury on violin. But it is not strictly acoustic guitar and violin, but also some flutes, piano, banjo, and more, appear here and there. But there are no electric instruments, no drums, and no vocals. As such it is far from being a Rock album, but it is also not strictly speaking a relaxation CD or a New-Age album either. It falls in the same category as some solo albums by Steve Howe and perhaps Mike Oldfield in his acoustic moments. Like Giltrap's previous Troubadour album, Drifter too is pleasant to hear, but not really music for active listening as such. This is far away from anything progressive or otherwise challenging, but it is high quality music by a real professional.

The album comes with a bonus disc featuring live recordings by Giltrap on acoustic guitar. Responding to laugher in the audience, Gordon says jokingly "This is serious!" and goes on playing.

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