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Irish Chanteuse Lewis Barfoot Announces New Double A Single ‘Sweet Dreams  & The Fox’

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Double A Single: Sweet Dreams  & The Fox

Release Date 29th January 2021 

Best known for the ethereal poise of her crystal singing voice, Lewis Barfoot announces her first new releases of 2021 from her upcoming long player. Sweet Dreams / The Fox is the new single by Irish/English singer and multi-instrumentalist Lewis Barfoot, due on 29th January 2021. Sweet Dreams / The Fox follows recent single Fisherman (November 2020), and are also taken from the debut Lewis Barfoot album Glenaphuca due in March 2021.

When asked about the single Lewis explains “this pairing of songs is a duet of love songs to my parents. Sweet Dreams is an original composition, inspired by and dedicated to my dearly departed mother, presented alongside my arrangement of traditional English folk track The Fox, which my father used to play to me as a child”. Lewis’s stunning, crystalline vocal and deft, chamber folk arrangements call to mind modern stars such as Ane Brun and Lisa Hannigan as well as classic artists such as Joni Mitchell.

Sweet Dreams and The Fox were both produced by Lewis, recorded at Soup Studios, London and mastered by Pete Maher. Featuring guest musicians Matt Dibble (Clarinet), Hannah Thomas (Cello) and Jonny Huddersfield Helm (Drums).

Having cut her teeth on the London folk circuit, appearing regularly for institutions such as Nest Collective, Lewis has recently moved back to her maternal home of Ireland, and is happily settled in Cork.

The Double A single will be available across all digital platforms on Jan 29th. 

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Bernadette Morris Announces New Single ‘These Ruins’ Oct 30th

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Following the success of her widely acclaimed debut album, ‘All The Ways You Wander’, and subsequent release ‘Where the Heart is’, County Tyrone born singer and musician, Bernadette Morris is set to launch her brand new single ‘These Ruins’ on October 30th.

This track was inspired by a trip to Budapest, where old houses have been resurrected as bars and restaurants, the ruin bars – where the remnants of the old houses still remain.   A co- write with Mark McCambridge AKA Arborist, the two imagined an old house with memories and relics left untouched for many years. The song is about knocking the house down and rebuilding on the foundations of good memories and sentiments that remain from the former residents.

With a new album release set for late 2020, Morris has attracted collaborations a group of highly accomplished musicians and songwriters, including co-writes with Eleanor McEvoy, Johnny Brady and Ríoghnach Connolly.

For further information on Bernadette please go to: www.bernadettemorris.com