Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Heroes Lament

Peter Coia wrote the song ‘Heroes Lament’ with Sir William Wallace in mind. He told us, Heroes Lament' is a song that tries to remind us why brave heroes like Sir William Wallace gave their life and what they would be thinking if they could see Scotland now’.

Heroes Lament (Wallace/Bruce)

Peter, who was born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire in 1952, writes and records his material in a small studio in his home in Stirling, where he has lived since 1992. Peter is also an accomplished musician and plays many of the instruments on his recordings himself. He has been writing and producing music in Scotland since 1970 and his music is published under his independent label 'Peter Coia Music'.

You can find out more about Peter Coia and download some of his music free at:


You can also hear more of his songs and instrumentals at:


"A very beautiful song, which voices exactly what is in the hearts of so many of us"
(Free Scotland 19th February 2009)

"How can a song make me homesick for a place I've never been? It's a great song and a nice video...stirs the soul."
(YouTube 4th February 2009)

"That was very touching. It makes me love my country even more... if that’s possible!"
(YouTube 9th February 2009)

"What people like most about his songs is that they are not just words and music … but short stories that many of us can relate to. "
(World Wide Songwriters Association 3rd November 2008)


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