Maire Breatnach, musician, composer, music scholar and folklorist, has written songs on her debut album, Angels Candles, in a traditional style that seems to have been pulled out of the Irish cultural lexicon of music. Breatnach on fiddle, keyboards and vocals is joined by a small band, including the reknown Sharon Shannon on accordion. Breatnach's voice is sweet and dreamy. Her knowledge of Irish folk traditions has helped her weave slip jigs, polkas and airs that are steeped in the poetic culture of the Irish...
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