‘This third album from Ross brings together a lot of his influences over the years playing in bands like Salsa Celtica and India Alba.
Ross has always been a fan of Mike Oldfield album ‘Tubular Bells’ and this album is based on the same idea and designed to be listened to like a journey.
Sanctuary is a term Ross likes to use when describing what music is for him, coming up to five years sober now Ross has been through some big changes and ways of coping with certain situations without alcohol.
“I’ve found that I’m spending a lot of time on my own these days, being a travelling musician a lot of the social time is centred around drinking so I found it hard to be around so I would retreat to my room a lot, at first it took some time to get used to my own company but as the years have gone on I’ve found it to be a very productive and creative space, if I’m having a particularly bad day music is always the thing that will pick me up so that’s why this album is called Sanctuary”.
Ross will be appearing at Celtic Connections 2018
18 January – Opening Concert
20 January – Ross Ainslie & The Sanctuary Band and Brighde Chaimbeu
31 January – Kate Rusby & Friends
While designed to be played in its entirety the individual tracs are:-
1. Inner Sanctuary
2. Happy Place
3. Sense of Family
4. Protect Your Self
6. Beautiful Mysteries
7. Home In Another Dimension
8. Cloud Surfing
9. Obstacles of The Mind
10. Road To Recovery
11. Let The Wild Ones Roam
12. Escaping Gravity
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