2021 saw singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Lewis Barfoot release her debut album “Glenaphuca”. The album is full of evocative, autobiographical songs that speak of Lewis’ wish to unearth the legacy of her family roots in Ireland and is a mix of original compositions and reinventions of traditional songs from Ireland and England.
We caught up with Lewis to chat about the release, her Irish roots and English upbringing and her upcoming tour plans!
Hi Lewis! Congratulations on the release of your debut album ‘Glenaphuca.’ The album was released on International Women’s Day. Why was it so important for you to have your release on this day?
Thank you Alison and thank you for having me here on Mnásome. Glenaphuca is an album that speaks of my journey to give voice to the women in my lineage here in Ireland; the women whose voices had been silenced and whose stories hadn’t been…
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