BEYOND THE FIELDS

 

02/02/2018  

"AND THE MERRY LOVE THE FIDDLE . . ."

PADDY'S DAY 2018

MARCH 17, 2018 – ST. PATRICK'S DAY / FALKEN FRAUENFELD (FULL BAND)

 

12/25/2017  

A NEW BEGINNING . . .

MERRY CHRISTMAS 
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

DEAR FRIENDS,

WHETHER YOU'VE BEEN NAUGHTY OR NICE, I HOPE YOU ALL HAD A GOOD YEAR!

MINE WAS BITTERSWEET. ON THE ONE HAND, I HAD MY FIRST REAL HOLIDAYS IN 17 YEARS. MADE IT DOWN TO VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME AND POMPEII, TAKING IN ALL THAT WONDERFUL ART OF CENTURIES PAST. A CHILDHOOD DREAM COME TRUE.

BEYOND THE FIELDS RECORDED AND RELEASED TWO OFFICIAL LIVE VIDEOS, INCLUDING A REALLY NICE VERSION OF ALISTAIR HULETT'S
"BLUE MURDER", IF I MAY SAY SO MYSELF.

"THE CANTERBURY TALES PART 1: THE TRAVELER'S LAMENT"
"BLUE MURDER"

Beyond the Fields 2017

ON THE OTHER HAND, I HAD TO LEARN THAT I HAVE PERMANENT DAMAGE TO BOTH OF MY HANDS NOW, SOME 20 YEARS TOO SOON, IT SEEMS, AND THERE'S NOTHING I CAN DO ABOUT IT. THIS WILL CERTAINLY NOT KEEP ME FROM WRITING OR PLAYING MUSIC, NOT AS LONG AS I BREATHE, BUT THE CONSTANT PAIN SURE SUCKS.

ANYWAYS, HIGH TIME FOR THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS PRESENT. HERE'S "THIS MORNING UP IN HEAVEN", RECORDED LIVE AT OUR 2016 ACOUSTIC SHOW AT THE LION.

LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING FOR YOU LIVE AGAIN IN 2018 . . .

MERRY CHRISTMAS
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

ANDRE

 

07/12/2017  

BLUE MURDER (LIVE 2017)

Blue Murder 2017

DEAR FRIENDS,

BEYOND THE FIELDS ARE THRILLED TO SHARE YET ANOTHER OFFICIAL LIVE VIDEO WITH YOU ALL. THIS TIME IT'S ALISTAIR HULETT'S "BLUE MURDER"!

OUR HOMAGE TO ONE OF SCOTLAND'S FINEST FOLK MUSICIANS WAS RECORDED AT THIS YEAR'S TRADITIONAL GRABENHALLE IRISH NIGHT IN ST. GALLEN, SWITZERLAND, ONCE AGAIN MIXED BY EDDY SLOOF AND FILMED BY METUNAR.

Alistair Hulett

FOR THOSE WHO AREN'T TOO FAMILIAR WITH ALISTAIR HULETT (1951 - 2010), HE WAS BORN AND RAISED IN SCOTLAND BUT SPENT HALF OF HIS LIFE IN AUSTRALIA. HE MADE A NAME FOR HIMSELF BOTH AS A SOLO ARTIST AND AS THE LEAD SINGER OF LEGENDARY AUSTRALIAN FOLK ROCK BAND ROARING JACK.

APART FROM BEING A GIFTED SINGER/SONGWRITER, ALISTAIR WAS A COMMITTED SOCIALIST AND A DEDICATED POLITICAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVIST. HE CONSEQUENTLY USED HIS ART TRYING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, TO FIGHT INJUSTICE AND EXPLOITATION WHEREVER HE COULD.

"BLUE MURDER" WAS ONE OF TWO SONGS HE WROTE ABOUT THE SUFFERING OF THOSE WHO WORKED IN THE BLUE ASBESTOS MINE IN WITTENOOM, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. COUNTLESS MINERS AND THEIR FAMILIES WHO PAID WITH THEIR HEALTH AND LIVES AFTER BEING EXPOSED TO LETHAL ASBESTOS FIBRES, A HEALTH HAZARD WELL KNOWN TO THOSE WHO RAN THE MINE.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ALISTAIR HULETT AND HIS AMAZING BODY OF WORK, VISIT WWW.ALISTAIRHULETT.COM.

WISHING YOU ALL GOOD HEALTH
AND A WONDERFUL SUMMER!

ANDRE

 

04/23/2017  

THE CANTERBURY TALES (LIVE 2017)

The Canterbury Tales 2017

DEAR FRIENDS,

BEYOND THE FIELDS ARE THRILLED TO SHARE THEIR NEW OFFICIAL LIVE VIDEO WITH YOU ALL.

"THE CANTERBURY TALES PART 1: THE TRAVELER'S LAMENT", IN ALL ITS POLITICALLY INCORRECT GLORY. RECORDED AT THIS YEAR'S TRADITIONAL GRABENHALLE IRISH NIGHT IN ST. GALLEN, SWITZERLAND. MIXED BY EDDY SLOOF. FILMED BY METUNAR.

The Canterbury Tales 2017

TAKE CARE,
ANDRE

 

03/17/2017  

"THE FALCON RETURNS . . ."

THE FALCON LIVES 2017

MARCH 18, 2017 – IRISH NIGHT GRABENHALLE sG (FULL BAND)
MAY 13, 2017 – LITERARIA BISCHOFSZELL / TG (FULL BAND)

 

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