Brad Reid (@bradreidfiddler) is an extremely talented musician from Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada most known for his single Northumberland Shores, released on his 2020 album NEW Scotland. This project helped him achieve the nomination for Folk Recording of the Year for 2021 at the Nova Scotia music awards.
Brad Reid’s Northumberland Shores is a beautiful medley of Celtic and folk influences mixed with his own heritage. Nothing short of incredible, this track will go down as one of the best folk songs of the 2000s. The music video pictures Brad playing his fiddle in a home on the shores of Cape Breton. Cutting between fireside shots and a beautiful sunset, the music video encapsulates an evening in Nova Scotia perfectly.
What’s next from Brad Reid? He’s working on new music to create a follow-up to his NEW Scotland project that highlights his progression as well as feeds his patient yet dedicated fan base. With more than 40,000 streams across platforms, Brad Reid’s NEW Scotland is a record all Celtic and folk fans will enjoy. Take a listen to it and the rest of Brad’s discography on Spotify.