Its always interesting to hear new interpretations.
Yes she does have a great great voice.
A different version is on dotnetfx 3.5 sp1 offline installer Eddis 1991 CD "Mirmama".
Eddi Reader has proven her worth as a sublime singer of pop and folk material (and beyond but this returns her full-bore to her Scottish roots.
Burns song, fits in perfectly).New cd I got via ebay for a very pleased with.J, have you heard the first track J?She picked familiar material, songs that have become part of the folk continuum that can be both a blessing and a curse.J ripping dvds windows 8.1 "The Blacksmith" is on the Sult 2 CD, also on Donal Lunnys Best of 2-CD "Journey".Unfortunately, I havent found the time to explore any more of her music.
Eddi does her own version of a song he wrote and calls it jamie come try.
The arrangements go for the cinematic rather than the intimate, putting them on the dangerous edge of new age.
Anyway I thought it strange she would start with this and not something more true to his version.Reader 's rendition of, robert Burns ' classics that's the key here.I did hear a version of the English song - The Blacksmith which she did with Donal Lunny.Did you know she was a backup singer for Eurythmics?I first heard Eddi on a Donal Lunny cd where she sang a gorgeous version of the Blacksmith, one of my favourite songs.Phil Cunningham, John McCusker, and, ian Carr to help her along.All of Edddis stuff is great.