The quartet's second full-length album, "Gravity Pulls," boasts elegant fiddle and mandolin parts around the heartstring-pulling original tunes of Belfast-reared singer Leslie Rich and his American compatriot, Pete McCauley.
-Chris Reimenschneider, Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 1, 2013
The Hounds of Finn are dynamic masters of a fresh new hybrid of genres, melding folk, pop, and rock, with Americana and Celtic influences. Their second full-length CD includes 9 exhilarating and intriguing original tracks, a lyrical and haunting rendition of the traditional Scottish ballad "Wild Mountain Thyme," and an engaging and newly-arranged cover of U2’s "In God’s Country."
The Hounds of Finn are:
Leslie Rich - Vocals, Guitar, Bouzouki
Pete McCauley - Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin
Michelle MacGregor – Fiddle
David Draeger - Bodhran
Gravity Pulls also features: James Towns on Upright and Fretless Bass; Wolf Loescher on Drums and
Percussion; Caleb Peterson on Whistle and Flute; Jimmy Sherman on Small Pipes; Steve Laven on Cello; Andy
Bergman on Clarinet; Bill Nelson on Banjo; and Molly Clancy on backing Vocals.