Troots once again proves Shooglenifty’s talent for music rooted in home traditions but with proven international appeal – Scotland on Sunday

Troots marks another high watermark in the band’s inventive powers. Released in 2007, it is the first to feature guest vocalists, in this case Scottish ‘puirt a beul’ songstress Kaela Rowan and North American Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq Gillis.


McConnell’s Rant | Excess Baggage | She’s a Keeper/The Lead Break/The Trim Controller | Charlie and the Professor/The Tap Inn/The Dazzler | Laureen’s Tune | Ful’ Tae the Heid o’ Troots | The Eccentric | The Patient Nurses | Walter Douglas MBE | Jane’s Dance


Fiddle: Angus R. Grant | Banjo Garry Finlayson | Mandolin Luke Plumb | Guitar Malcolm Crosbie | Bass Quee Macarthur | Drums and percussion James Mackintosh | Vocals Kaela Rowan and Tanya Tagaq Gillis