Grit is the last studio album by the Scottish Celtic fusion artist Martyn Bennett. It was released on 13 October 2003 on the Real World label. The album had been recorded while he was ill, and he was unable to play his instruments. Bennett brought together samples of unaccompanied traditional Scottish folk singers, his own bagpipe and fiddle playing, with and electronic drum beats.
Martyn Bennett – Grit (Real World Records). Grit, the final album from the late music maverick Martyn Bennett, is re-released. This is an album like no other, make no mistake. Originally released in 2003, Grit is re-released to coincide with the theatre production of the same name to celebrate the life of Martyn Bennett as part of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Cultural Project
Grit by Martyn Bennett, released 13 October 2003 1. Move 2. Blackbird 3. Chanter 4. Nae Regrets 5. Liberation 6. Why 7. Ale House 8. Wedding 9. Rant 10. Storyteller 11. Sky Blue (Martyn Bennett Remix) 12. Mackay’s Memoirs. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card. Record/Vinyl + Digital Album. Includes unlimited streaming of Grit via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days.
Remembering Martyn Bennett: The rebirth of Grit. The opening night of this year’s Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow featured a full orchestration of Martyn Bennett's last album, Grit, by cross-genre classical violinist Greg Lawson.
Double Vinyl, 180 gram. Martyn Bennett Format: Vinyl. Grit (Real World Gold). This double LP reissue of his last album, offered on yellow vinyl, features two bonus tracks: Martyn's remix of Peter Gabriel's ''Sky Blue,'' and ''Mackay's Memoirs'' - Martyn's final recorded work before succumbing to cancer in 2005 at just thirty-three years of age. A bonus 24 bit hi-res download is included with this LP. Go Unlimited.
Producer – Martyn Bennett. Recorded By – Marco Migliari (tracks: 2, 5). Recorded By, Mixed By – Martyn Bennett. Transparent jewel-case, 8 page glossy booklet. Grit (CD, Album, Promo). Real World Records, Virgin Music.
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