Our Song of the Day is a demo recording from Alasdair Roberts Hirta Songs (2013), a collaboration with poet Robin Robertson, a concept album of sorts that was inspired by the people, landscape and history of the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda, the most remote part of the British Isles.
Alasdair Roberts, talks exclusively to FRUK explaining the detail of collaborating with Robin Robertson and setting his poetry to music for the superb Hirta Songs. Plus exclusive video from the album launch.
Wonderfully evocative Hirta Songs is Robin Robertson’s poetic collaboration with Alasdair Roberts’ musical settings exploring the human story and dramatic geography of St.Kilda.
Alasdair Roberts is to release a new album entitled Hirta Songs. A collaboration with Scottish poet Robin Robertson, inspired by the people, landscape and history of the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda. Get your first taster.