Cloudbusting -- Kate
Bush In Her Own Words
The Bothy Band
We move on now to someplace we've already been, in a sense, and
- Yes! Now this is from the Bothy Band, and um...I think the thing
about Irish music is that it's starting to break up, but there are only certain
people that are becoming popular, like The Chieftains. And although they're
really brilliant, there's such a wealth of Irish music and musicians in
Ireland. Now one particular fiddle-player called Kevin Burke, who happens to be
in the Bothy Band, was, again, on my album. He was on `` Violin:'' he was the
mad fiddler. He's the most fantastic musician. He's really a lovely guy, too.
And this track... I mean heavy metal - nothing! Just listen to this. It gets so
funky, it's incredible -
What's it called?
- - and it's so natural. It's called, um, ``Farewell to Erin."
[Part of this track is played.] (1980, Paul Gambichini BBC1)
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