The songs are a mix of old and new from this corner of North America and 2 from British Isles.
The opening cut, Island Birds, is a lead-in of 3 minutes of local bird songs blending into 3 Irish Jigs on fiddle, harp, and 12-string.
The rest of the cuts alternate songs and instrumentals in moods ranging from romantic to funny/silly , fast-driving to nostalgic/romantic ; all evoking the feeling of the natural environment of wild down-east Maine.
Most are written by the artists and their friends including Gordon Bok, Jan Harmon, and Anne Dodson .
This is a first recording for Kristin whose almost mythical beauty is reflected in her voice and playing on harp, 12-string , and fiddle.
Harvard MD Kris Kristiansen calls the CD " one of the best and most inspiring collections of tasteful music ever to come out of this corner of the country".
This couple is in great demand for summer weddings and concerts using this material and more.
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1. Island Birds medley
2. I Drew My Ship
3. Herring Croon
4. Sebastian's Ramble
6. January Thaw
7. Island Clay
8. Thunder on the Reach
9. Hot Chestnuts
11. Many gardens
12. Penobscot Memories
13. To Pump is to Flush
15. Allagash Reel
16. Islands in Time