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    Fiddlers Green

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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Burn The Bridges lyrics
    2The Jolly Beggar lyrics
    3My Baby's Gone lyrics
    4Johnson Boy's lyrics
    5The Crawl lyrics
    6Kiss U Miss U lyrics
    7What A Day lyrics
    8Straight Ahead lyrics
    9Haughs Of Cromdale lyrics
    Home lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1King Shepherd [1995]
    2Another Sky [2000]
    3Nu Folk [2003]
    4Spin Around [1998]
    5Fiddler's Green [1992]
    6Black Sheep [1993]
    7On and on [1997]
    8Folk Raider [2002]
    9Winners & Boozers
    10Stagebox [1997]


    Fiddler's Green is a German band from Erlangen that plays independent Irish speedfolk, formed in 1990. Their first concert under the name of Fiddler's Green was at the Newcomer-Festival in Erlangen in November 1990, where the band came second. The first album, entitled "Fiddler's Green", was released in 1992, and was a mixture of live and studio tracks and of traditional and self-written songs. It was released on their own label, Deaf Shepherd Recordings. The band has been signed to a major label, but chose to go back to being independent.

    The band has kept up the mix of traditional Irish or Scottish songs and self-written tracks, though the self-written tracks have progressively become less and less folky. The band's influences are wide and varied, but obviously heavily influenced by Celtic rock bands like the Pogues, the Waterboys and Great Big Sea. Recent albums also see a clear influence from Gothic rock bands like Nine Inch Nails. Having enjoyed growing success in and around Germany, the band reached 1000 played concerts in 2004 (the only band member to play them all is bass player, Rainer Schulz), which was celebrated with a concert at Castle Hoheneck. This concert was filmed and released on two DVDs: Celebrate! and Jubilate! The concert saw participation from former band members and other guest musicians. Main lyric and music writer Peter Pathos has left the band in summer 2006 and was replaced by Patrick 'Pat' Prziwara.

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