Princess Rosanna - Top Floor Taivers
Our next LCM featured artists Top Floor Taivers are a young and fresh Glasgow based folk band performing traditional and contemporary Scots song and tunes. Coming from Scotland, England and Ireland, Top Floor Taivers combine stunning vocals with piano, fiddle and clarsach to create unique arrangements of traditional folk songs and tunes as well as their own compositions.The band comprise of Claire Hastings [2015 BBC Young Traditional Musician] (Voice/Ukulele/Guitar), Gráinne Brady (Fiddle), Heather Downie (Electro Harp) and Tina Jordan Rees (Piano). The Top Floor Taivers released their highly anticipated debut album 'A Delicate Game' at the end of February. Our LCM #TrackOfTheDay is a new live version one of the lead singles 'Princess Rosanna' with lyrics from Findlay Napier.
Nominated in the Up and Coming Artist category at the 2016 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards the band are going from strength to strength. With unique arrangements of traditional Scottish songs like 'The False Bride', to contemporary Scottish songs like 'Princess Rosanna' by Findlay Napier, and 'Everybody Knows' by Leonard Cohen, this exciting new album has something in it for everyone.
Since forming in 2013 the band have performed across Scotland and Ireland, with highlights including BBC Music Day, Stonehaven Folk Festival, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party, and Celtic Connections amongst others. In 2017 they will be touring their new album and will be performing a tour of Germany in 2018.