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Mend
Studio album by De Rosa
Released June 2006
Recorded Chem 19
Hamilton, Scotland
2004-05
Genre Rock
Length 36:32
Label Chemikal Underground / Gargleblast
Producer Andy Miller
Professional reviews
De Rosa chronology
Mend
(2006)
Prevention
(2009)

Mend is the critically acclaimed debut album by the Scottish band De Rosa. Released in June 2006, it was voted 16th in Mojo’s top 50 albums of 2006. It was recorded by Scottish producer Andy Miller.

Track listing

  1. Father’s Eyes – 3:26
  2. Camera – 2:50
  3. New Lanark – 3:45
  4. All Saints Day – 2:55
  5. Hopes & Little Jokes – 2:14
  6. Cathkin Braes – 4:42
  7. On Recollection – 2:54
  8. Evelyn – 3:57
  9. Hattonrigg Pit Disaster – 2:19
  10. Headfirst – 2:44
  11. The Engineer – 4:46

Lyrics by Martin John Henry. Music by De Rosa.

Personnel

  • Martin John Henry – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • James Woodside – bass, mandolin, melodica
  • Neil Woodside – drums, percussion

Guests

  • Alan Barr – cello on Evelyn, Hattonrigg Pit Disaster and The Engineer
  • Chris Connick – additional writing on Evelyn
  • Ross McGowan – additional writing on Cathkin Braes

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

Etymology

From Middle English menden, by apheresis for amenden (to amend); see amend.

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
mend

Plural
mends

mend (plural mends)

  1. A place, as in clothing, which has been repaired by mending.
  2. The act of mending.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to mend

Third person singular
mends

Simple past
mended

Past participle
mended

Present participle
mending

to mend (third-person singular simple present mends, present participle mending, simple past and past participle mended)

  1. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
  2. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
  3. To help, to advance, to further; to add to.
  4. To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved.
Synonyms

Translations

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External links

  • mend in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • mend in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • mend at OneLook® Dictionary Search

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