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  • Performer: Lau
  • Album: Lightweights & Gentlemen
  • FLAC: 1696 mb | MP3: 1881 mb
  • Released: 2007
  • Country: UK
  • Style: Folk
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 437
Lau  - Lightweights & Gentlemen album flac

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Hinba
Written-By – Aidan O'Rourke, Martin Green
2 Butcher Boy
Words By – Kris Drever
3 The Jigs
Written-By – Aidan O'Rourke, Joe Scurfield, Kris Drever, Martin Green
4 Results
Written-By – Kris Drever, Martin Green
5 Unquiet Grave
Music By – Kris Drever
6 Basil!
Written-By – Kris Drever, Martin Green, Trad.*
7 Souter Creek
Written-By – Aidan O'Rourke, Kris Drever
8 Kris's
Written-By – Aidan O'Rourke, Kris Drever
9 Freeborn Man
Written-By – Ewan MacColl
10 Moorhens
Written-By – Aidan O'Rourke, Kris Drever, Martin Green
11 Gallowhill
Written-By – Aidan O'Rourke
12 Twa Stewarts
Written-By – Martin Green


  • Accordion – Martin Green
  • Engineer – Stuart Hamilton
  • Mixed By – Lau
  • Mixed By, Producer – Calum Malcolm
  • Violin – Aidan O'Rourke
  • Vocals, Guitar – Kris Drever


Twa Stewarts is listed as a bonus track.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 060116 090451

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
REVEAL17 Lau Lightweights & Gentlemen ‎(CD, Album) Reveal Records REVEAL17 UK 2007
none Lau Lightweights & Gentlemen ‎(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Reveal Records none UK 2007

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74 USD. Recorded in the winter of 2006, LAU's debut album, LIGHTWEIGHTS AND GENTLEMEN, sound like men willing to redefine how a trio can sound. Arming themselves with both highly original repertoire and some superb takes on traditional song,.

Lightweights & Gentlemen.

Their first album as a trio is a bracing blend of traditional and modern elements - the reel and jig sets have a traditional form but all consist of modern compositions by one or another of the musicians in the band, and most of them (notably O'Rourke's "Hinba" and Drever's slightly jazzy "Waiting for the Results") have.

Is Lightweights And Gentlemen the best album by Lau? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. Lightweights And Gentlemen by Lau (2007) Overall rank: 99,168th. Accolades: Top albums of 2007 (2,425th). Top albums of the 2000s (23,055th). Best albums of all time (99,168th).

LAU: Lightweights and Gentlemen. Released 19 Mar 2007. Lau are: Kris Drever – Guitar, Dobro and Vocals Aidan O’Rourke – Fiddle Martin Green – Piano-keyed accordion and Accordion. Posted by TimBuk2 11 years ago. Fantastic album although definately not for the ultra-purists - It is too much fun!! Posted by Alistair 11 years ago. Magnificent. This should be "Lightweights and Gentlemen" rather than "Gentleman". Posted by futureoutro 8 years ago. Dog and the Rabbit.

Lightweights and Gentlemen is the debut studio album by folk band Lau, released on March 19, 2007 to critical acclaim. All tracks arranged by Kris Drever, Martin Green and Aidan O'Rourke. Funny Weather" (Green). Butcher Boy" - 4:07 (trad. additional words/music by Drever). Mattie and Karine's" (O'Rourke). The Lau Jig" (Drever, Green, O'Rourke). The Creche Jig" (Joe Scurfield).

This 2007 release is the first album from & supergroup LAU. I put folk into inverted commas as they are so much more than that. Consisting of Kris Drever, Aidan O'Rourke and Martin Green, I genuinely think that they are one of the most exciting things on the music scene at the moment.