High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Racing the Tide is the fourth studio album by The Elders, released in 2006. The Elders are a six-piece Irish American folk rock band, that formed in Kansas City, Missouri. The band has released five studio albums, The Elders, Pass It on Down, American Wake, Racing the Tide and Gael Day, as well as three live albums. They have toured in Ireland as well as across the United States, bringing fans wherever they go.