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Download links and information about Up by Great Big Sea. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Rock, World Music, Songwriter/Lyricist, Celtic genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 43:35 minutes.

Artist: Great Big Sea
Release date: 1996
Genre: Rock, World Music, Songwriter/Lyricist, Celtic
Tracks: 15
Duration: 43:35
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No. Title Length
1. Run Runaway 2:51
2. Goin Up (Live) 3:11
3. Fast As I Can (Live) 4:11
4. Mari Mac (Live) 2:33
5. Dancing With Mrs. White 2:07
6. Something to It 2:20
7. Buying Time 2:55
8. Lukey (Live) 3:10
9. The Old Black Rum (Live) 2:29
10. The Chemical Worker's Song (Process Man) 2:36
11. Wave Over Wave 3:49
12. Billy Peddle 2:49
13. Nothing Out of Nothing 2:38
14. The Jolly Butcher 3:13
15. Rant & Roar 2:43



Although Great Big Sea initially started out as a fairly traditional Newfoundland outfit, Up shows the band adding more rock muscle to the fiddles and accordions. It's still a pretty traditional sound by most standards, with jigs and reels galore, but it allows the band to do a revved-up cover of Slade's "Run Runaway" and make it appealing to both the traditionalist and the rock fan. There's everything you'd expect from a bunch of young Maritime musicians from Canada: a good dose of Celtic, songs about the sea and about drinking, a good dose of fun, but a healthy reverence for the musical tradition. "Mari-Mac," where the lyrics accelerate to a terrifying speed by the end, is worth the price of admission alone.