Manager: John Reynolds,David Jaymes & Tom Haxell @ Spirit Music Management
Lumiere is two distinct voices cut from the same geographic cloth.
One is Éilís Kennedy, whose sound has ready access to the soul without need for scaffolding or spotlights. For over a decade, hers has been one of the most underrated voices in Irish music. Her natural and genuine interpretations ...See Full Bio
Camden Irish centre, SOLD OUT tonight.. Gonna be GREAT!
“The perils and triumphs of daily life are writ large on this collection from two newly paired west Kerry singers, Éilís Kennedy and Pauline Scanlon. Their name Lumiere, and major label support hint at their potential to reach well beyond a "traditional music" audience - and they just might do that. Kennedy's unforced harmony lines intertwine intimately with Scanlon's more ethereal timbre, with the ease of singers long and well acquainted. John Reynolds brings a refreshing lightness to the production, infusing the often jaded "The West's Awake" with a renewed vigour (aided by Damien Dempsey's perfectly modualted guest vocals) and invting new perspective on the distilled simplicity of Fíll Fíll A Rún Ó and Óró Mo Bháidín. Lumiere's reading of "Spencer The Rover" is spellbinding too”