On January 29, 2016.

On January 29, 2016, “Ridge Records” label released “The Story”, the fourteenth and final Runrig studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at “Glo-Worm Recording” in Glasgow, Scotland, “The Old Mill” in Strathaven, Scotland, “Stirling Rock School” in Stirling, Scotland, and was produced by Brian Hurren.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Guthro – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Brian Hurren – vocals, keyboards, accordion
  • Malcolm Jones – guitars, pipes, accordion
  • Roderick “Rory” Macdonald – vocals, bass guitar
  • Iain Bayne – drums
  • The Prague Philharmonic Orchestra – strings
  • Dave Towers – saxophone
  • Scott Walker – trumpet
  • Mike Vass – fiddle
  • Calum Macdonald – vocals, percussion
  • Stirling Gaelic Choir – vocals 
  • The Glasgow Islay Gaelic Choir – vocals
  • Brian Hurren – string arrangements
  • James Fitzpatrick – strings coordinator
  • Iain Hutchison – engineer, mixing
  • Jan Holster – engineer
  • Brian Hurren – additional engineering
  • Brad Blackwood – mastering
  • The Reptile House – artwork, design
  • Balazs Kral – cover development
  • Matt Liengie, George Pllu, Neil Priessman, – Paul Strand photography 

Track listing:

  1. The Story
  2. Onar
  3. Rise and Fall
  4. Elegy
  5. Every Beating Heart
  6. The Years We Shared
  7. When the Beauty
  8. 18 July
  9. An-Diugh Ghabh Mi Cuairt
  10. The Place Where the Rivers Run
  11. Somewhere

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