Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

1986-2021: Celebrating Scotland's Music for 35 Years

See our £6 Stock Clearance titles, available for a limited time only.

Posted: 4th March 2021

When the current lockdown period ends, three new albums will immediately get underway - join our email newsletter for notification.

The transfer of Greentrax stock from Gordon Duncan Distribution in Kilsyth back to Cockenzie was achieved without a hitch, thanks to the assistance of our staff member Elaine, her husband Graeme, Tom Ward and John Barrow. The storage space in our new storeroom at Cockenzie could not accommodate our entire catalogue of albums so those with very low annual sales had to be deleted as physical CDs, although many are still available from the streaming or download partner sites listed on our product pages.

We are now able to offer same-working-day despatch on our mail order service. Online orders will be sent out the same working day that they are received.

We still have low levels of stock of some of the deleted physical CDs for sale (free delivery in the UK, standard postal prices for international orders). Sales of these £5 Stock Clearance CDs have been extremely buoyant.

Culburnie Records albums will no longer be licensed for release by Greentrax in the UK and Europe, as agreed between Alasdair Fraser and Ian Green.


Posted: 21st December 2020

Dougie Stevenson of Scotdisc/Gordon Duncan Distribution announced in November that their large warehouse in Kilsyth was being sold, and labels warehousing there would have to remove stock. Greentrax immediately secured a fairly large storage room within the Cockenzie Hub but restricted space forced us to delete some of our slower-moving back catalogue titles.

A reduction in levels of stock was achieved by selling off albums to individual artists at a low price, and also by having a warehouse stock clearance sale on this website - brilliant value at £5.00 per CD.

This sale has gone well and will continue into early 2021. Some delay in delivery of website orders may be experienced between 1st and 9th February 2021 while the final transfer of remaining titles to Cockenzie takes place.

There will still be a substantial number of catalogue titles retained by Greentrax and we look forward to a brighter future when there is an end to the pandemic. Greentrax is sound and up there with the best labels - and already working on new releases for 2021!



Posted: 26th October 2020

Fiona J Mackenzie - Duan Nollaig (A Gaelic Christmas)

A unique recording of Christmas songs in Gaelic by one of Scotland’s favourite Gaelic singers and former Mod Gold Medal winner Fiona J Mackenzie. Includes such favourites as Silent Night, Away In A Manger, In The Bleak Midwinter, Child In A Manger, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Halleluiah (featured in the film Shrek) and more. A quite stunning album.

See also the companion Duan Nollaig Carol Book.

cover image for Keltik Elektrik - vol 1 (Edinburgh Hogmanay Party Mix)

Keltik Elektrik – Edinburgh Hogmanay Party Mix

A best-selling Greentrax favourite, ideal for your Christmas or New Year dance party. It really grooves. This is a fun album for people who enjoy a “Celtic fling”. Was TV-advertised on its release and has achieved remarkable sales.

See also the Keltik Elektrik Hogmanay Party 3CD Box Set.

The Best Of Bill Barclay

This live album of Edinburgh’s own Bill Barclay includes a re-recording of the “hit single” The Twelve (Drunken) Days Of Christmas plus other songs, interspersed with Bill’s side-splitting humour. Great for Christmas and New Year parties. Was on the Bah! Humbug compilation album (now deleted).

Eric Bogle - By Request

Includes the hilarious Santa Bloody Claus, in which Eric Bogle takes a swipe at the ever-increasing commercialism of Christmas, which was previously on the Bah! Humbug album. Included on this album are No Man’s Land (aka Greenfields of France), And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda, Leaving Nancy, Now I’m Easy and more - his most requested songs.


Posted: 23rd October 2020

The advance orders on Fraser Bruce’s album Every Song’s A Story have been amazing. The first pressing is due for delivery from the factory on 29th October and pre-orders from this website will be despatched then.

Dick Gaughan’s Harvard Tapes continues to be a top seller.

Elaine (our accounts and toyalties person) has worked her socks off throughout 2020 adapting a new royalty accounting system to replace the old and outdated one. All recordings have now been dealt with but there are still some publishing issues to be completed. Good news for artists - album royalties will be paid in January/February 2021.

Brian McNeill has occupied himself during the coronavirus lockdown by furiously writing new books. What a talent - singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, record producer and author, among other talents. On his April release No Silence, Brian unsurprisingly plays all the instruments!

Stevie Palmer’s recent album We Become The Sunshine has been “album of the week” on a number of radio programmes since its September release.


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