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Breathing Space

by Barry Reid

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Comes as a 6 panel card digisleeve and booklet, with landscape photography and design by Somhairle MacDonald @fatherofschmo.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Breathing Space via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Better Days 05:46
The Unknown 05:36
Still 02:03
The Firth 05:06
Uplift 05:07


Breathing Space is a collection of original melodies mixed with organic sounds, synthesizers, electronic rhythms and featuring sound recordings that I’ve collected from my favourite spaces in and around the rural landscape of Ross-Shire and Inverness-Shire.


released March 2, 2022

All music written, arranged and produced by Barry Reid.

Recorded and mixed by Barry Reid at Rose Croft Studio, Highlands, 2021. Mastered by Andrea Gobbi at Carrierwaves Mastering, Glo-Worm Recording Studios, Glasgow. Additional recording of fiddle on track 2 recorded by Patsy Reid. Whistles on track 10 recorded by Ali Hutton.

Artwork and photography by Somhairle MacDonald, Father of Schmo. Design concept by Barry Reid and Somhairle MacDonald.

Barry plays the following instruments on Breathing Space: Acoustic guitar, all synthezisers, Ableton Push drums and programming, harmonium, piano keyboard, percussion, voice sampling.

Guest Musicians:
Laura Wilkie plays fiddle on track 2
Lauren MacColl plays fiddle on tracks 5 & 10
Hamish Napier plays flute on tracks 3 & 8
Innes Watson plays fiddle on track 7 & 9
Ali Hutton plays whistles on track 10


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Barry Reid Muir Of Ord, UK

Barry has made his name in the Scottish music scene by not only being a member of such distinguished bands as the mighty Treacherous Orchestra, and folk funksters Croft No.Five, but also in host of other bands, including Innes’ Watson’s Guitar Colloquium, the MacCollective with Lauren MacColl, Halcyon and Event Horizon. ... more

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