Iarla Ó Lionáird
For his third solo album – Foxlight – the acclaimed singer Iarla O Lionaird delivers an impassioned and sublime set of personal songs, combining the twin urges to write more new material and yet also work with an intriguing set of collaborators. O Lionaird began writing new songs, secluding himself in his home studio on Herdman’s Hill in remote Kilkenny. Joined by guitarist and producer, Leo Abrahams, the album took shape as O Lionaird and Abrahams split their time between rural Ireland and Abrahams’ own studio in Bow, East London.
…Ó Lionáird breaks new creative ground with Foxlight…
The result is not so much a fusion or synthesis as a melting pot of sublime pure- note singing, a charming sense of almost monastic oddness, and some of the most sky-kissing melodies you’ll hear all year.
Irish Times (Ireland)
…rich, compelling and nothing short of perfect.
…there’s also an expressiveness and a clarity in the vocal performance that simply can’t be equaled. As always Iarla Ó Lionáird’s voice is rich, compelling and nothing short of prefect….a release that can stand proudly next to its predecessor, Invisible Fields.