Almost Irish (folk brothers)



The folk music of Ireland holds an amazing treasure of songs and tunes. And each song and each tune has a story and a life of its own, and it deserves the highest respect. The music is part of a long and deep tradition where people told their stories and expressed themselves through songs and music. In Almost Irish and as folk musicians we are both living out and contributing to the traditional folk music. When selecting a song for our repertoire we search for different versions, left out and almost forgotten verses and background information before adding our own instrumental tapestry and vocal harmonies to let the song and the music come alive. We try to understand, acknowledge and respect the tradition, the songs and the tunes. Being Irish, English, American or other nationalities the songs originates in local culture and history. However, growing up as danes but with this music, we learned that the central themes and the core soul of the songs speaks to us in a universal level th...
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