whisky-galoreAir-Edel Records has announced a soundtrack album for the comedy Whisky Galore!. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Patrick Doyle (Sense and SensibilityHarry Potter and the Goblet of FireThorBraveCinderellaRise of the Planet of the Apes). Also included is the original song Gairm na h-Oidche (Calling the Night) composed for the film and performed by Mairi MacInnes and featuring lyrics by Abigail Doyle. The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, May 5 and will be available to download on Amazon. Click here to listen to the song and three tracks from the score. Whisky Galore! is directed by Gillies MacKinnon and stars Gregor Fisher, Eddie Izzard, John Sessions, Fenella Woolgar, Tim Piggott-Smith and Sean Biggerstaff. The movie is based on the novel by Compton MacKenzie and the 1949 film of the same name and centers around thereal-life 1941 shipwreck of the S.S. Politician, which ran aground with a cargo of 264,000 bottles of malt whisky. The comedy premiered at last year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival and will be released in select U.S. theaters on May 12 by Arrow Films.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Whisky Galore (Dedicated to Sean Scanlon) (1:53)
2. Life Without Whisky (1:30)
3. Lipstick Swing (0:55)
4. Sweetheart Shuffle (1:41)
5. Sergeant’s Homecoming (1:53)
6. The Drought (3:03)
7. Thick Dense Fog (1:03)
8. New York Whisky (2:28)
9. Fifty Thousand Cases (0:45)
10. Odd Surprise (1:49)
11. Midnight Raiding Party (1:34)
12. Gairm Na h-Oidhche (feat. Mairi MacInnes) (3:12)
13. Whisky Down Below (1:42)
14. Starting to Sink (1:46)
15. Hiding the Whisky (2:06)
16. Raise the Alarm (1:41)
17. Free Gratis Jig (1:36)
18. Smuggler’s Shanty (0:57)
19. Macroon Stays Silent (1:23)
20. Silk Stocking Stomp (0:34)
21. The Reitach (1:20)
22. Sláinte (1:28)
23. Cock o’ the North (1:29)
24. Fairy Dance (0:37)
25. The Todday Jig (0:24)
26. Cutter Ahoy (2:10)
27. Officer Arrives (1:26)
28. Customs Search (0:53)
29. To the Cave (4:15)
30. Blocking the Road (1:17)
31. Macdougall’s Jig (1:06)
32. Fear a Bhata (2:18)
33. Mrs. Macleod of Rassey (1:51)

  1. Macejko says:

    The world needs more Doyle!

  2. Luc Van der Eeken says:

    Yes, but download only…again.