MUSIC: Other Appearances

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1988
The Courier Various Artists The band contribute the song "Wild White Horses" to this soundtrack. Virgin Records; catalogue no. CDV 2517
Fisherman's Blues
(single)
The Waterboys Liam plays piano on the b-side "Lost Highway"
The Sounds Machine: EP3 Various Artists Four track EP released with Sounds magazine (?), featuring songs from 4 different artists:
San Antonio Girl (Steve Earle); Should The Bible Be Banned (McCarthy); Watch Out You're Dead (A House); Saved (Hothouse Flowers - recorded at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow University, 20 May 1988)
1989
Indigo Girls Indigo Girls Liam and Peter feature on the song "Secure Yourself", and also with Fiachna on "Closer To Fine"
Rainbow Warriors Various Artists A double CD Greenpeace fundraiser featuring the song "Hard Rain"
Requiem For The Americas, Songs From The Lost World Jonathan Elias Liam does some chanting on the track "The Chant Movement". Enigma Records, catalogue 7 73354-2.
1990
Riverside Luka Bloom Liam plays bodhran on this album.
Trading Secrets With The Moon The Adventures The track 'Bright New Morning' features Fiachna (whistle), Liam (bodhran) and Peter (bouzouki). Peter also plays bouzouki on 'Loves Lost Town'. Elektra/WEA International, catalogue 60871-2.
David Weaver David Weaver Fiachna appears on this album.
1991
Escape from Reality
(single)
Shane Howard Liam performs backing vocal/bodhran, Peter plays bouzouki, Fiachna plays whistle and Leo plays sax on this single. Features: Escape From Reality - Love Underground (radio mix) 5:00, Escape From Reality - Love Underground (sax mix) 5:18, Gabrielle 5:11. RCA/BMG; catalogue CCD041.
Bringing It All Back Home Various Artists The band contribute the song "Lakes of Ponchartrain" to this double-CD release.
Sharon Shannon Sharon Shannon Liam plays piano on 6 songs. Grapevine Records; catalogue 071 267 8000.
The Rose The Dubliners & Hothouse Flowers A charity single for Rose Week '91. Features: The Rose (4:47), Red Roses For Me (4:19), The Rose (extended version) (6:32). London Records; catalogue HHFCD5.
1992
Arkansas Traveler Michelle Shocked The band feature on the song "Over The Waterfall"
Slide On This Ron Wood The band feature on the song "Like It"
The Acoustic Motorbike Luka Bloom Liam, Peter and Fiachna appear on a number of songs.
Out There Andy White On the song "Speechless", Liam performs piano/vocal/didgeridoo and Fiachna plays electric guitar.
30 Years A-Greying The Dubliners The band appear on the song "The Rose". Vertigo Records; catalogue 514 770 2
Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
(single)
Def Leppard Fiachna, Liam and Peter appear on the songs "From The Inside", "You Can't Always Get What You Want" (Rolling Stones cover) and "Little Wing" (Hendrix cover). Phonogram/Bludgeon Riffola; catalogue 864 151-2.
1993
Before & After Tim Finn Various members of the band feature on a number of tracks, most notably Liam's backing vocal on "Many's The Time (in Dublin)"
Land
(single)
Various artists A three track single featuring: Introduction, Land (single version), Land (full length version). The song is written by Liam, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Peter Garrett, Gord Downie and Daniel Lanois, and Liam sings the second verse. Other performers are Midnight Oil, Daniel Lanois, The Tragically Hip and Crash Vegas. Cargo Records; catalogue CARCD 703.
Be Still
(single)
Peace Together Leo plays sax and Liam performs bodhran, whistle and backing vocals on this song.
Peace Together Various artists A compilation album featuring Be Still (as above) and Liam performing a song with Rolf Harris
Looking For Someone
(single)
Interference Liam plays piano on the track "Vaj Vaj". Shack Records, SHA001cd.
Angels Candles Maire Breatnach Liam performs piano/vocals on the song "Eist".
Retro Active Def Leppard Liam, Fiachna and Peter appear on the song "From The Inside"
1994
Prima Donna - Songs of Van Morrison Various artists The band perform "Bright Side of the Road" on this tribute album.
The Voyage of Bran Maire Breatnach Liam performs piano on "Imhewin" and piano/vocals on "An tiolar firean". Celtic Records; catalogue 7567 82734 2.
Out To An Other Side Liam O'Flynn Liam performs vocals on "Ar Bhruach na Laoi".
Cartwheels Anthony Thistlethwaite Liam performs Wurlitzer on "Red Jeans" and piano on "Atlas".
Live in Ireland, Australia & New Zealand Shane Howard Liam performs vocals, keyboards and low whistle on one track. BMG Records; catalogue 9 398601 041326; re-released 1999.
1995
Altitude ALT Liam, Andy White and Tim Finn (Split Enz, Crowded House) spend some time hanging out in Tim's Melbourne studio knocking together an album of sorts
ALT Bootleg ALT The ALT live bootleg, recorded in Australia.
Grey Dusk Of Eve Rankin Family Liam sings on the title track of this 5-track EP. EMI Records; catalogue E25Q 7243 8 82013 2 2
Many Happy Returns Arcady Liam appears on 6 tracks of this album
Celtic Inspiration Various Artists A compilation featurning the bands version of "Lakes of Ponchartrain".
Images and Illusion Kev Carmody Liam appears on this album from the Australian singer/songwriter - anyone have any details?
1996
Kind Hearted Woman Michelle Shocked Fiachna and Peter perform on this release
Teenage Andy White Liam appears on the song "Don't Be Afraid"
Breathe Midge Ure Liam plays bodhran and vocals on "Sinnerman" and bodhran, didjeridoo and celtic vocals on "Live Forever".
Common Ground Various Artists Liam performs the song Cathain on this celebration of Irish music
And Your Bird Can Sing Various Artists A collection of Beatles covers that includes the Flowers version of "Come Together".
Revelate
(single)
The Frames D.C. Liam performs piano and vocals on the song "One Irish Rover". ZTT Records; catalogue 0630 15202 2.
Artists Make Lousy Slaves Fiachna O'Braonain & Michelle Shocked A 2000 copy limited release album sold only at Michelle's performances. Fiachna performs and co-writes most songs.
1997
Jacqui
(single)
Andy White A 5-track Australian single featuring Liam on "Don't Be Afraid (November 94)" plus the ALT track "Mandala".
The Planet Sleeps Various Artists Liam performs with Maria Doyle Kennedy and Kieran Kennedy on the lullaby "Ag Criost an Siol". Work/Sony Wonder, catalogue 67772.
1998
Ghostland Ghostland Ghostland consist of John Reynolds (drums & programming), Caroline Dale (cello) and Justin Adams (guitar). Liam performs vocals on the song "Free" and Fiachna plays whistle on "Cowboys and Indians".
Ghostland (promo) Ghostland 4 track promo release featuring "Cowboys and Indians"
Spirit Returns Goanna On this album from the re-united Australian band, Liam appears on the song "Sorry". The track was also released as a single. ABC Records.
Long Journey Home Various Artists Liam performs the traditional song "White Potatos" on this soundtrack. Other performers include Sinead O'Connor, Van Morrison, Mary Black and Elvis Costello. Produced by Paddy Mollony (The Chieftains).
One Blood Yothu Yindi Liam appears on this album from the Australian indigenous band.
Waking Ned Devine
(soundtrack)
Various Liam sings on "The Ballad of Ned Devine" and also plays bodhran and whistle.
1999
Speaking With The Angel Mary Black Liam performs backing vocals on the song "Message of Love"
Os Amores Libres Carlos Nuņez Liam performs keyboards on "Raggle Taggle Gypsy" and vocals on "Viva la Quinta Brigada".
2000
The Bedroom Tapes Carly Simon Liam performs backing vocals, flute and bodhran on a number of tracks.
Andy White Andy White Liam performs backing vocals, flute, Wurlitzer and bodhran on a number of tracks.
Mayo Longo Carlos Nuņez Liam performs vocals and keyboards on a few songs.
The Diamond Mountain Sessions Sharon Shannon The band appear on the song "On The Banks Of The Old Pontchartrain".
Journey: The Best of... Donal Lunny Features a 1996 live-in-the-studio recording of Cathain (different from the version on Common Ground) with Liam performing vocals and bodhran. Grapevine Records, catalogue GRACD285.
Blue Haze: Songs of Jimi Hendrix Various Artists Fiachna performs on and co-produces the Michelle Shocked cover of "House Burning Down" on this album of Jimi Hendrix songs.
Rare Andy White Liam contributes keyboards and backing vocals to the song "I Wouldn't Lie For You". Hypertension, catalogue 1207 HP.
Ceol Tasci ?Various Artists? Featuring Liam (vocals, bodhran) performing a live version of Cathain with the house band of the Ceol Tasci TV program. Vertical Records (catalogue VERTCD052)
Eist Aris
Songs In Their Native Language
?Various Artists? Liam performs Hammond organ and vocals on the track Amhrain na feidearthachta (Songs of Possibility). Dara Records (catalogue TORTV 1123 CD).
2001
Charm Maria Doyle-Kennedy Liam and Peter contribute vocals/piano/percussion and bass guitar respectively to the debut album from a one-time member of Hothouse Flowers. Mermaid Records, catalogue MRCD01, distributed by RMG Ireland).
The Girls Won't Leave The Boys Alone Cherish The Ladies Liam contributes vocals to the song "The Mud Puck Goat" (!).