Runrig are a Scottish progressive rock band active from the 1970s to the present day. They draw heavily on folk influences and notably use the chanter and bagpipes in their music. The original lineup were Gaelic speakers from the Hebridean Islands of Western Scotland, and are credited with having promoted a cultural revival in Gaelic Music. Stalwarts of the band include songwriting brothers, Calum and Rory McDonald. The current lead singer, Canadian-born Bruce Guthro took over from original frontman Donnie Munro who left the band to pursue a career as a Labour politician. Peter Wishart, keyboard player, also left the band to pursue a political career, and he is now the Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire.