Artist: Rise Album: Uncertain Wonders
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Genre: Folk / Rock
Release Date:
January 2002

General Info:
Entirely recorded in Rise's own studio on the Scottish isle of Bute, this CD has certainly soaked up some of the localitie's tranquility & beauty.

Track Listing (Audio stream / MP3 available for highlighted tracks)

1. Buffalo Song
2. Thinking About You
3. True Love's Eyes
4. It Doesn't Matter
5. Wild Mountain
6. Time and Tide

7. Great Big Life
8. All I Have

9. I Wonder Why
10. Maybe We
11. Saturday Night
12. Lomond
13. Cold Glencoe
14. Imagine
I've racked my brains for technical interpretation and descriptive phrases to articulate feelings about Rise's debut album "Uncertain Wonders", but just one word keeps springing to mind - Beautiful. That one word encompasses every aspect of the album for me - from the hauntingly lovely vocals of Debbie to the production quality of the actual tracks - Beautiful. The CD is a great collection of "mood music", conjuring up images ranging from evenings of roaring log fires & candle lit comfort to sullen-faced celtic warriors battleweary in the cold of a rain sodden glen.

Reviewer: Mark Edwards