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Skinner & T’witch’s new single, ‘The Bute Lullaby’, is now available to listen to/download. Click on this link to find out more...

Skinner & T'witch's new release, 'The Bute Lullaby', a gentle song written by Steve (Skinner) when Skinner & T'witch visited the Isle of Bute back in March 2017, to play a gig for Transclyde Music, is now available to listen to/download via the link below, or via Skinner & T’witch’s website

The Bute Lullaby' features the fiddle and mandolin of the multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist Ian Fairbairn (The Mighty Doonans/Aiken's Drum/Jack the Lad etc..).

‘As you can always expect from Skinner & T'witch...excellent singing, well-written songs, and great entertainment’. Liz Franklin, Eden Folk Show, Eden FM and The Folk Garden, Blues and Roots Radio

'A great track. I'm sure you'll enjoy it as much as I did'. Trevor Oxborrow, Folk at Five and Teatime with Trevox, Argyll FM

The Bute Lullaby

Time and tide will always ride the morning cross the bay

For all the years, all the tears, you rise and turn each day


Seagulls fly, weave and cry

Dreaming a dream above the blue

Mountains high, endless sky

Dreaming a dream of love and you

Dreaming a dream of love and you

Chorus and repeat verse with:

Sleepy ferry rolling in

So, will another day begin

Easy waves upon the shore,

Morning calls at every door

Chorus and repeat verse with:

Seals are playing with the surf

Where the ocean meets the earth

Oyster-catchers on the sand

Where I turn to take your hand


(C) Steve Skinner 2019

Photograph of Bute by John Williams:

Graphic Design: Sarah Patrick