Peatbog Faeries

Location:
Isle of Skye, US
Type:
Artist / Band / Musician
Genre:
Celtic / Electronica / Folk Rock
Site(s):
Label:
Peatbog Records.
Type:
Indie
Based on the Isle of Skye, The Peatbog Faeries released their seventh album this summer and have played to audiences all over the world. In 2008, the band won the award for 'Best Live Act' at the prestigious Scots Trad Music Awards having previously won it in 2005. Over the few couple of years the band have toured in Australia, Borneo, Canada and America as well as prominent festivals and gigs around the UK and Europe such as Glastonbury, Cambridge and Beautiful Days, The Hebridean Celtic and Belladrum. They were also Scotlands representatives in Sri Lanka as part of Glasgows successful bid for hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Previous highlights for the band have included tours of Namibia and Botswana, USA, Singapore and Australia, playing the main stage at midnight at Glasgow's massive Millennium celebrations, televised appearance at Celtic Connections and numorous festival dates in England, Denmark, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Portugal and Sweden . Their music has been used for several TV and DVD soundtracks, they have undertaken numerous TV and radio performances, as well as being commissioned by Scottish Ballet for an original piece performed for the first time in the Citizen's Theatre in Glasgow.
Released on the 8th of august 2011 on the bands own Peatbog Records label, the Peatbogs seventh album "Dust" is proving to be their most popular album to date, doing well in folk charts such as itunes, HMV and Amazon. This is the sixth recording on the bands own record label after"Live", "What Men Deserve to Lose", "Croftwork", "Welcome to Dun Vegas" and "Faerie Stories". "Mellowocity" , the Peatbogs first album remains one of Greentrax Recordings best ever selling albums.
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