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CD: The Fighting 86’s’ “Blood Brothers”

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

The Celtic trio of Nippertown music scene veterans actually made their recording debut back in January – backing up tireless troubadour Frank Jaklitsch for a handful of tunes on his latest album, “Some Hearts.”

But “Blood Brothers” is the official full-length debut from the Fighting 86’s, and it’s a fitting representation of the band, a perfect blend of old and new, urgent vocals and instrumental prowess.

The album takes off like a shot with the traditional fiddle ‘n’ drum-driven instrumental “Bodhran.” It kicks the album into high gear and then steamrolls to its rousing conclusion, all in under two minutes.

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