Music from Scotland – Martyn Bennett

Martyn Bennett (17 February 1971 – 30 January 2005) was a Scottish musician who was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He was influential in the evolution of modern Celtic fusion, a blending of traditional Celtic and modern music.

I choose this clip esepecially for Xandi , who is a great cyclist , hope he likes both , the music and the great pictures

Here is the song Firebird

Music from Scotland/ Sweden – Cain Gordon

When I was working and listening to some good music I found Cain Gordon, a half scottish, half swedish singer-songwriter. These great guitar reefs mixed with his great voice will make you dream! Listen to his great song “When I’m down”:

5 songs as a Madiba tribute

No words. Just tribute to one of the greatest personalities of the last century.

Simple Minds (Scotland) live in 1990 with their Tribute Nelson Mandela :

The Memeza African Choir (South Africa) featuring Marika Hattingh and a group of international musicians with “The Rainbow Song”:

Johnny Clegg (UK/South Africa) with his song “Asimbonanga”, live in 1999 together with Nelson Mandela:

Trenton and Free Radical (South Africa) with their song “Mr. Mandela”:

Ciza tha Journalist (South Africa) with his song “Lion of Africa”:

Music from the UK – Jo Hamilton

Jo Hamilton is a British vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Birmingham, England. Her official debut album Gown was released in September 2009 although she worked since 1999 on her career .Hamilton is the daughter of a Jamaican mother and Kenyan father, although both families trace their roots back to Scotland.

Here is her song “There it is ”

 

Music from Scotland – Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is a singer, DJ, songwriter and record producer. He has won awards and had some hit singles so far. Listen to “Sweet Nothing”:

Listen to Feel So Close too!

Music from the UK – Eric Bogle

Eric Bogle, born in 1944 in Scotland is a folk singer-songwriter. In 1969, he emmigrated to Australia. His great song “The Band Played Waltzing Matilda” is in the australian top 30 of all time!

Music from Ireland/Scotland – Celtic Thunder

Celtic Thunder are a folk and world music band. They are well known for great concerts and irish music. Here’s their nice song “Heartland”:

Music from Scotland – Emeli Sande

I know , we´ve posted already a song of her , but i could not resist to show you one more , her Video Clip “Wonder” i like the colurs . And in addition i´ve got to tell you , she´s probably from the UK , but it´s clear she comes from Scotland , for all those Highlanders out there , yes i know the difference ^^

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Music from the Netherlands – Lolly Blue Jean

In 2006, a group of independent artists completed their studies at ArtEZ, Institute of the Arts in the Netherlands. Sharing a mutual passion for Music, Film, Fashion and Design, they joined forces in creating the enchanting, audiovisual world of Lolly Jane Blue.The first outing to the public was the 2007 Music Film Worms, which enjoyed international acclaim and won a hand full of prizes. A live tour with the support of Mojo Concerts followed in 2008, kicking off at Noorderslag, Groningen.

 The second Music Film White Swan was completed in the Summer of 2009. Once again, the film claimed praise and multiple awards internationally; the most recent of which was awarded by Music Video Legend Anton Corbijn and Actor / Director Rutger Hauer.(source homepage http://janeblueandthehunters.com/biography/)
Here is their song “White Swan ” audiovisual excelent ( in my opinion ) hope you can share ^^