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Save Our Skibbereen CD – 17 Brilliant Songs

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Local musicians in West Cork have come together to voice their concern and support the SOS campaign to stop the proposed plastics factory in Skibbereen. The musicians involved are Camilla Grieshel, Bean Dolan, Lauren Guillery, Shanti, Miranda McCarthy, Simon Blewhouse, Anna Murray, Ghost Planes, Steve Park, Max Jones, Chris McDonald, Alyanya, Mick O’Callaghan, Rik Appleby, Catherine Cunningham, Polly Barret & Jake Stanley.

Local artist, Donagh Carey, provided the beautiful painting of the Ilen River for the cover.

You can buy the CD, €7.00 per copy, at the following outlets throughout West Cork :

 – O’Neil’s Coffee
 – Antiquity Bookshop
 – Riverside Cafe
 – Budds Restuarant
 – Hudson’s Wholefoods
 – Annie B’s Bookshop
 – Organico
 – Forest & Flock
 – Redstrand Coffee
Skibbereen Farmers Market
– SOS Stand
The CD, well on it’s way to worldwide fame also has it’s own Facebook page where international orders can be placed.
If you can’t purchase it at any of these outlets, let us know by emailing SOS at and we’ll arrange it one way or another.
The official launch of the CD will take place on Sunday, March 10th, at The Harbour Hotel, Schull, from 5pm.
Thanks to everyone who helped to make this brilliant work of art and music!

Album Co-ordination: Bradley Putze
Sleeve Artwork & Design: Donagh Carey
Additional Mastering: Rik Appleby

Track Listing & Credits :

1.Plactory – Simon Blewhouse
Written by Simon Blewhouse (Copyright Control)

Vocals & Instruments: Simon Blewhouse
Harmony Vocals: Charli Greenhouse

Produced, Recorded & Mixed By: Simon Blewhouse
Recorded by Myself in My Room
Mastered at
© 2019 Simon Blewhouse

2.Child – Anna Murray
Written by Anna Murray (Copyright Control)

Vocals, Guitar, Piano & Electric Piano: Anna Murray
Bass & Drum Programming: Rik Appleby

Produced by Anna Murray & Rik Appleby
Recorded,Mixed & Mastered by Rik Appleby
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered at
© 2019 Anna Murray
ISRC: IEPZI1900001

3.Vaj Vaj – Camilla Griehsel
Written by O’Farrell/MacClancy (Warner/Chappell/Copyright Control)

Vocal: Camilla Griehsel
Guitars and Backing vocals: Niwel Tsumbu
Keyboards and Bass: Maurice Seezer
Guitar: John Fitzgerald
Percussion: Éamonn Cagney

Produced by Maurice Seezer
Recorded by John FitzGerald and Maurice Seezer
Mixed by John Fitzgerald
Recorded at Dunbeacon Studio and Lettercollum Recording Studio
Mixed at Lettercollum Recording Studio
ISRC: GBBCX1800001

4.Not So Ordinary – Ghost Planes
Written by Ghost Planes (Copyright Control)

Vocals, Guitar, Piano – Jon Carroll
Drums – James O’Sullivan
Bass – Fred O’Brien
Backing Vocals – Kate Koppinger
Fiddle – Karen O’Doherty

Produced & Recorded by Ghost Planes
Mixed by Karl Odlum
Mastered by Hans DeKline
© 2018 Ghost Planes

5.Love This Life – Lauren Guillery
Written by Lauren Guillery (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Guitars: Lauren Guillery
Bass: Phil Daly
Drums: Brian O’Higgins
Synths: Stephen Shannon

Produced by Lauren Guillery
© 2017 Lauren Guillery
ISRC: IEPNB1800003

6.You & Me – Steve Park
Written by Steve Park (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Steve Park
Backing Vocal: Alyanya
Electric Guitar: Kevin Stokes

Recorded & Mixed by: Bradley Putze
Mastered By Rik Appleby
Mastered at
© 2019 Steve Park

7.Gaoh – Max Jones
Written by Max Jones (Copyright Control)

Guitars: Max Jones

Produced, Recorded & Mixed by Max Jones
Recorded & Mixed at A House Somewhere in Wales
Mastered by Rik Appleby
Mastered at
© 2019 Max Jones

8.Winter Dawn – Bean
Written by Bean Dolan (Copyright Control)

Vocal, Guitar & Percussion: Bean Dolan
Keys: Brian Casey
Bass: Alan Brooks
Drums: Darragh Coakley
Guitar: Issac Tabor
Backing Vocals: Irene Dunne, Eve Clague & Deirdre Archbold

Produced by Bean Dolan
Mixed by Brian Casey
Mastered by Aiden Foley

Mixed at Wavefield Recording Studios
Mastered at Masterlabs
© 2017 Bean Dolan

9.Out Here On The Island – Miranda McCarthy
Written by Miranda McCarthy (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Miranda McCarthy
Nylon String Guitar: Kenny Dread
Cello: Lea Miklody
Backing Vocals: Alyana
Piano: Susan McManamon
Tin Whistle: John Lynch

Produced by Kenny Dread
Recorded & Mixed by Tony O’Flaherty, Rik Appleby & Kenny Dread
Mastered by Ruairi O’Flaherty
© 2018 Miranda McCarthy
ISRC: QMEU31821811

10.Long Journey Home – Shanti
Written by Simon Crockett/Neisha Azzopardi (Copyright Control)

Guitars: Simon Crockett & Neisha Azzopardi

Produced, Recorded & Mixed by Steve Pawsey at
Mastered by Rik Appleby
Recorded at High Nelly Studio, Clonakilty
Mastered at
© 2018 Shanti
ISRC: IEPZC1900001

11.To The Shore – Alyanya
Written by Alyanya Massey (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Alyanya
Guitars & Backing Vocals: Jenny Lindfors
Djembe: Alyanya

Produced by Alyanya
Recorded & Mixed by Andy Knightley
Mastered by Aidan Foley
© 2008 Alyanya Massey

12.Goodbye Love – Mick O’Callaghan
Written by Mick O’Callaghan (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Mick O’Callaghan

Recorded & Mixed by Bradley Putze
Mastered by Rik Appleby
Mastered at
© 2019 Mick O’Callaghan

13.For Love – Rik Appleby
Written by Rik Appleby (Copyright Control)

Vocals, Guitar, Organ & Piano: Rik Appleby

Produced, Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Rik Appleby
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered at
© 2019 Rik Appleby
ISRC: IENYY1900001

14.Déjà Vu – Catherine Cunningham
Written by Catherine Cunningham (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Catherine Cunningham
Bass: Dan Thornhill
Percussion: Andy Patterson
Backing Vocals: Shivana

Produced by Catherine Cunningham
Recorded & Mixed by Andy Patterson
Mastered by RikAppleby
Mastered at
© 2013 Catherine Cunningham

15.Sunday’s Well – Polly Barrett
Written by Polly Barrett (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Polly Barrett
Banjo, Backing Vocals: Michael Daly

Produced by Polly Barrett & Tomás Mulchy
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Tomás Mulchy
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered at Madtheory Studios
© 2011 Polly Barrett

16.Prayer For The Earth – Jake Stanley
Written by Jake Stanley (Copyright Control)

Vocal & Acoustic Guitar: Jake Stanley

Recorded & Mixed by Chris McDonald
Mastered by Rik Appleby
Mastered at
© 2017 Jake Stanley

17.This City’s Eyes – Chris McDonald
Written by Chris McDonald (Copyright Control)

Vocal, Guitars & Keys: Chris McDonald
Lead guitar: Stephen Goulden
Bass: Stuart Hall, Lester Troughton & Chris McDonald.
Drums: Karl Penney
Violin – Flora Curzon
Viola – Danyal Dhondy
Cello – George Shilling
Banjo – Joe Auckland
Backing Vocals – Katerina Kyrris/Ali Hazeldene/Chris McDonald
Guitar Case Percussion – George Shilling

Produced by George Shilling & Chris McDonald
String arrangements by Danyal Dhondy & Chris McDonald
Mixed, Mastered and Engineered by George Shilling at Bank Cottage Studios
© 2012 Chris McDonald