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Monday December 08, 2014

From NPR

NPR Music’s 50 Favorite Albums Of 2014
By: Bob Boilen

Irish melodies can be the most plaintive melodies, especially when some of the most expressive Irish musicians come together in one band. The Gloaming is Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman) on piano, Chicago guitarist Dennis Cahill, (my favorite) Irish fiddler Martin Hayes, drone based fiddler Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and Irish singer Iarla Ó Lionaird. There has never been an album quite like this, spare and textured, representing past and future as well as transcending all you may think you know about Irish music

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