After five successful “label” projects, Bob Halligan Jr. (front-man for Ceili Rain) took a step away from the traditional industry route and created a CD project that not only encompasses his flair for lyrical creativity and instrumentation, but also embodies a spirit of community in bringing this project to fruition. BHjr took his idea directly to the people who continue to support his mission-the Ceili Rain fans. Without hesitation, many (from all parts of the world) stepped forward to support the vision of this recording project both emotionally and financially.
I MADE LEMONADE was inspired by the debates, the troubles, and the love that surround this long-time songwriter. He wanted the songs to be simple without being “dopey”. He wanted a bigger-sounding record that listeners could turn up loud. He wanted this collection of songs to crossover, and to stir the senses of a variety of audiences. Although Ceili Rain records have always been upbeat and uplifting, “Lemonade” is sometimes a bit more overt with the spirituality. But, BHjr’s penchant for remaining subtle and below the radar is never fully ignored!
I MADE LEMONADE brings hope to the listener and a feeling of accomplishment to the long list of sponsors and contributors who have faith…in hope. This new Ceili Rain CD will encourage you to Trust On-Love On-Joy On! Sometimes it really is the best way to be.
Recipient of 11 UNITY AWARDS!!!
Ceili Rain Discography
Whatever Makes You Dance-2006
Ceili Rain Anthology CD-2005
Change in Your Pocket-2003
No You No Me- 2002
Erasers on Pencils-2000