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Hand To Hand

Hand to Hand


Hand to Hand

Their third recording continues the collection of traditional and original material with diverse arrangements. This album contains some of their most frequent requests.

"Hand to Hand is a fine piece of work, almost too fine... I can't get the damn melody out of my head."

Doug Gallant, The Guardian, Charlottetown, PEI

From the the "Anti-Hit List" column by John Sakamoto, under the caption "Aggressive Dance—This Week's 10 Coolest Tunes":

#3. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton, "When The Ship Comes In"

Toronto Sun, 06 Feb, 2002


Penguin Eggs Magazine, Issue 14

The song "Hand to Hand" was voted Song of the Year at the P.E.I Music Awards, 2002--and Mark Haines, its author, was voted Songwriter of the Year!

Optimists Jig

Optimists Jig


Optimists Jig

"The arrangements on Optimists Jig held my interest throughout... where Daniel Lanois uses a barage of synths and effects, Haines & Leighton weave their cloth from more natural fibres... This album will sustain your interest through repeated listenings."

Dean Nixon, T.O. NITE

"Optimists Jig has a versality and diversity that comes from years of experience... the energy goes both ways."

Land O' Lakes, The Sun

".... an excellent CD"

Greg Burliuk, The Kingston Whig-Standard

Foot To Floor (Repeat on Beat!)

Foot to Floor (Repeat on Beat!)


Foot to Floor (Repeat on Beat)

Foot to Floor (Repeat on Beat!) is Mark 'n' Tom's first, guaranteed to please with trad and original songs from their Celtic and North American roots repetoire performed on fiddle, accordion, guitar, mandolin, bodhran and keyboards. This CD will get rave reviews from your parents and your kids!!

Just E-mail Mark or Tom and we'll mail you a copy... or several!