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Singer and burnsian Kirsten Easdale. Here is a little about Kirsten.

 

Described by the Evening Times as having,

“…a God given voice that knocks you sideways.”,

KirstenEasdale has toured, and performed at major international Festivals andevents, and on T.V. and radio, worldwide. She has supported artistslike Shane McGowan and Donnie Munroe, and appeared on stage withDonovan, as well as recording on over 15 albums, including 4 with topCeltic band “Calasaig” on the Lazy Mist label.

“…Easdale’s songs…will have you reaching for the replay button” The Herald.

 

She recorded a solo release “Be Not Afraid” for REL Records and appears on several

oftheir highly successful Scottish compilations, such as “Scotland UnitedIn One Voice”, “The Flowers of Scotland” and “Highland Cathedral”.

Celtic World magazine said of her solo album,

“A voice to die for, pure enunciation, clarity of tone and the ability to squeeze the last

drop out of every note – sheer undiluted magic.”

 

Kirsten features heavily on Linn Records 12 volume “The Complete Songs of

Robert Burns”, and has the distinction of singing the longest song in the series,

“O I Forbid You”, of which Lars Nilsson of ‘The Greenman Review’ says,

“The word breathtaking has never been more in place.”

 

Kirstenhas also produced concerts, shows and organised gigs & tours fortraditional music artists and has given workshops for RSAMD outreachprogramme, The Arts Factory and Goderich Celtic College.

 

Her own agency ‘Glasgow World Music’ provided musicians for clients including

Visit Scotland “Glasgow – Scotland With Style” campaign in Philadelphia, USA,

and The Piping Centre, Glasgow.

Production work includes West Dunbartonshire Council’s “Songs of Robert Burns”

Denny Civic Theatre and a concert series in Glasgow called "Trad In The city".

 

Kirstenis a member of Scottish band "Bring In The Spirit", alongsidetraditional musicians Lionel McClelland, Gregor Lowrey, Marc Duff andPete Clark.

 

http://www.facebook.com/l/1152c;www.myspace.com/kirsteneasdale

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