Eriskay Lilt first stepped into the recording studio in 1998. Since then they have released a total of five CD albums featuring the best of their music which has proved so popular at weddings, dances and parties throughout Scotland. Sales of their CDs have exceeded all their expectations, and for this they extend their thanks to all their loyal followers and to the network of shops in the west of Scotland for their continued support.

Click on the links below to find out more about each CD and to hear some sample tracks.

Home To Me (ELR06CD)
Eriskay Lilt have done it again! Value packed with twenty tracks and great variety, ranging from the evocative “Home To Me” to a fresh take on Kylie Minogue’s “All The Lovers”.
Running time 61 mins. approx.

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Childhood Memories (ELR05CD)
From Strip the Willow to Amarillo! A fine mix including Bonnie Lass o’ Fyvie-O, 500 Miles & The Gambler, plus all the usual ceilidh favourites. Kathleen’s back on vocals, joining Don and the rest of the band with their usual polished performance. Running time 57 mins. approx.

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Crossing the Causeway (ELR04CD)
Don MacDonald from Eriskay Lilt goes solo - with his wife Kathleen’s special approval(!) - accompanied by his west coast band. 17 swinging tracks of traditional Scottish ceilidh dance music featuring Don on accordion. Running time 50 mins. approx.
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From Eriskay to Donegal (ELR03CD)
Eriskay Lilt’s third album was produced in response to the overwhelming reception given to the first two CDs. Once again, they encompass a wide range of musical styles, demonstrating their versatility. As well as the usual jigs, reels and marches, listen out for Don MacDonald’s haunting bagpipe version of Phil Cunningham’s composition, “The Ruby” and Kathleen’s covers of the popular songs “Red Is The Rose”, “Take it Easy” and “Country Roads” amongst others! Running time 56 mins. approx.
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Dreaming In The West (ELR02CD)
The second CD from husband & wife duo Don & Kathleen MacDonald features more of their unique combination of musical genres. Everything from the Gay Gordons, Strip the Willow and Canadian Barn Dance to covers of songs from The Corrs, Shania Twain and Abba is represented here in the inimitable style that is “Eriskay Lilt”. Running time 62 mins. approx.
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Just A Little Bit (ELR01CD)
The dynamic duo of Eriskay Lilt have a huge following throughout the Highlands & Islands. Mind you, it’s not surprising, given the lilting west coast sound that they produce - one that is guaranteed to have the feet tapping wherever they perform. In this, their first album, they present a fine mix of original material and a good selection of popular favourites. Experience “Just A Little Bit” of their magical sound. Running time 56 mins. approx.
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Eriskay Lilt are Don & Kathleen MacDonald, 15 Ascot Avenue, Westerlands Park, Glasgow. G12 0AX
Tel: 0141-576 8732   Email: donald.mcdonald53@ntlworld.com
 

Purchasing CDs direct from the band
If your local stockist doesn’t have any of Eriskay Lilt’s CDs, you can still purchase them direct from Eriskay Lilt. Please visit the Purchase CDs page for pricing information and to print out an order form.

Record Distribution
Eriskay Lilt Records can supply record distributors, independent & national music outlets and other retail outlets (of all sizes) with large or small (25+) quantities of any of their CDs at preferential rates. Please contact Don MacDonald for further details.

Eriskay Lilt Records
Eriskay Lilt Records was established by Don & Kathleen MacDonald in 2002 as an independent label  to promote the music of Eriskay Lilt. To date, the label has released four CDs and acquired the rights to two other recordings.

Nutshell Music, Oban
Eriskay Lilt have established an excellent working relationship with Nutshell Music, having recorded and mixed all but two of their CDs there. The studio is owned and run by Finlay Wells and his wife Helen. Sound engineer Finlay, a graduate of the “Recording Workshop”, Ohio, USA is no stranger to the other side of the microphone! His guitar-toting skills have been heard on  several recordings as well as at live venues throughout Scotland. What little spare time he has left is devoted to teaching guitar.

CDs by Eriskay Lilt
Home To Me

Childhood Memories
Crossing The Causeway
From Eriskay To Donegal
Dreaming In The West
Just A Little Bit