Drink the Night Away Song Lyrics

Gaelic Storm


writers: Stephen Twigger, Stephen Wehmeyer
album: Track 1 in album Herding Cats
release date: 1999-9-20
popularity : 66 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock
length: 3:15
producer: John Whelan and Gaelic Storm
mixer: Shep Lonsdale
engineer: Jun Murakawa

Album Information

label: OmTown
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 724384809126
script: Latin

Cover Art

Gaelic Storm Herding Cats cover art


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We set sail at half-past morn,
Looking for a new tomorrow,
Don't know when we're coming home,
So we'll drink, and we'll dance,
And we'll drown our sorrow!

Weigh-hey! Hey Laddie Hey!
Weigh, hey, hey!
We'll drink the night away!

Now, I don't know what there lies in store,
But it's better than this
That's why I'm willing ,
To stake my claim on a foreign shore,
Whit me spoons, and me fiddle,


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Drink the Night Away
  • 2 The Ferryman
  • 3 South Australia
  • 4 After Hours at McGann’s: The Primrose Lass / Hewlett’s Reel / Reel Gan Ainm
  • 5 Heart of the Ocean
  • 6 Breakfast at Lady A.’s: Coleman’s Jig / Sean Ryan’s Jig #2 / The Lark in the Morning
  • 7 The Park East Polkas: Barney Hare / The Cobbler / Walsh’s Polka / The Green Cottage
  • 8 Titanic Set
  • 9 The Devil Went Down to Doolin: Mack’s Fancy / The Devil Amongst the Tailors / John Brennan’s Reel / [unknown Shetland tune]
  • 10 The Barnyards of Delgaty
  • 11 The Broken Promise
  • 12 She Was the Prize
  • 13 Spanish Lady