Urban Hero

Musicians joining Paul on the CD include members of some of the World’s premier pipe bands, including Peoples’ Ford Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia; Manawatu Scottish; and St Laurence O’Toole.

They include Andrea Boyd and Stewart McKenzie on Highland Pipes; Robert Gray on Border Pipes; Donald MacLeod and Glyn Morris on Small Pipes; Ben Gibbs on Guitar; and Graeme Parker on Snare, Bass and Rope Drums.

The majority of music is composed by Paul Ritchie, however guest composers/arrangers include Robert Abbott, Dougie Campbell, Neil Selbie and Ross Walker.

The Sound Engineer for this recording was Stuart Hamilton of Castlesound Studios.

1. The Black Sheep (3:02)
2. Piper Bill (3:23)
3. Fit Like Min?! (2:56)
4. Urban Hero (2:40)
5. Pain Relief (4:19)
6. Pipe-Major George S. Ritchie (4:11)
7. Competition Marches (3:40)
8. The Culter Marches (2:53)
9. The Mind Set (4:19)
10. Friends and Blends (3:30)
11. Athelstaneford (2:42)
12. Mother Earth (4:13)
13. Fading Away (5:20)
14. Number Eighteen (1:56)

Photograph is provided courteously, by the Imperial War Museum (B5103).