Solas

Solas

Celtic Folk Irish Irish Folk World
There is more than one artist with this name, an Irish folk band as well as a French rock band: 1. Irish jigs abound, as well as some subtle influences from modern rock and jazz. They have been hailed as the greatest folk band in the world today. Formed in 1996, the band's original lineup consisted of Seamus Egan (flute, tenor banjo, mandolin, tin whistle/low whistle, guitar, bodhrán), Winifred Horan (fiddle), John Doyle (guitar), John Williams (accordian), and Karan Casey (lead vocals). Over the years, only Egan and Horan have stayed with the band.

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Top Albums

  • The Edge of Silence
    The Edge of Silence
  • Another Day
    Another Day
  • Solas
    Solas
  • Waiting for an Echo
    Waiting for an Echo
  • Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers
    Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers
  • The Hour Before Dawn
    The Hour Before Dawn
  • The Words That Remain
    The Words That Remain
  • Shamrock City
    Shamrock City
  • When the Wind Blows
    When the Wind Blows
  • Reunion: A Decade of Solas
    Reunion: A Decade of Solas

Solas. Artist Bio

There is more than one artist with this name, an Irish folk band as well as a French rock band: 1. Irish jigs abound, as well as some subtle influences from modern rock and jazz. They have been hailed as the greatest folk band in the world today. Formed in 1996, the band's original lineup consisted of Seamus Egan (flute, tenor banjo, mandolin, tin whistle/low whistle, guitar, bodhrán), Winifred Horan (fiddle), John Doyle (guitar), John Williams (accordian), and Karan Casey (lead vocals). Over the years, only Egan and Horan have stayed with the band.

Read more about Solas on Last.fm.


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