Siobhan Miller ‘Mercury’ Album of the Week 23rd Feb 2019
From singing before she could walk to being a three times winner of The Scots Singer of The Year Award
Siobhan his held in high esteem and is widely regarded as one of the foremost vocalists in Scotland. Her beautiful soulful rendition of traditional song brings them to a new and emerging audience as well as in fine favour with older traditional artists. Also her more contemporary songs and performances have also brought her a wider appreciative audience .
With Mercury – her third ‘solo’ album and first of all self-penned songs, recorded in Glasgow she also had an inaugural two albums with Jeana Leslie with whom she tours for several years, to Lay You Dark Low with Salt House, as well as touring with her own band. Have made Siobhan a much sought after artists at festivals throughout the UK and beyond.
Her talents do not stop there, from Producer of several shows at Celtic Connections, performing for royalty and heads of state , nationwide television appearances. Siobhan also had her debut appearance as an actor on the US/UK TV drama Outlander – singing of course.
Appearing on the album are co-writes with Lau’s Kris Drever and Admiral Fallow front-man Louis Abbott
Louis provides the drums, with the record’s producer Euan Burton on bass. Guitarist Innes White and John Lowrie on piano complete the main players on Mercury. Other guests include Rachel Lightbody, Breabach’s Megan Henderson, Hannah Read and Siobhan’s former bandmate in Salt House, Lauren MacColl.
- Sorrow When The Day is Done
- The Western Edge
- Slowest Days
- Carrying Stream
- The Growing Dawn
- Keep Me Moving On
- Let Me Mean Something
6 The Old Laundry Theatre – Bowness-on Windermere
7 Glernfarg Folk Feast – Kinross
Supporting Eddie Reader
18 Concert Hall & Theatre Motherwell
19 The Palace Theatre Kilmarnock
20 Performing Arts Music Hall Aberdeen
21 Empire Theatre – Inverness
23 Gardyne Theatre – Dundee