Melanie is the vocalist with the Bay Area band Ashling, a dynamic sound of acoustic Irish trad, with Americana , jazz and bossa nova. Exciting, new and unique sounds , a mixture of high energy instrumentals with soaring vocals, and imaginative arrangements by Sean O Nuallain.
With Melanie on vocals, the band consists of fiddle, guitar, flute, and percussion.
Their new album Thieves of Time, released on Mistletoe Music, is available on CDBaby.com http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/melanieo and ITunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/thieves-of-time/id422091303
Audio samples from CD “Thieves of Time”
(All songs below written by Melanie O’Reilly & Seán O Nualláin ©, except “Mellory”: lyrics by Seán Ó Ríordáin)
On Moytura Plain
Watch video of Seastruck from album Thieves of Time:
Listen to Ashling’s instrumental: Tamlin