Marianne Green

Songs
from the north of Ireland and beyond
Caring for, and deeply respecting the treasure of Irish song, Marianne Green is especially attracted to the gems of the north of Ireland. For the realization of her album Dear Irish Boy Marianne has carefully researched the songs in old books and field recordings and found remarkable material, some rarely recorded by modern time singers.

Marianne Green endeavors to make new and personal interpretations of the songs and thus rendering them both contemporary and relevant. As well as working with Irish and Celtic traditional folk music, she composes her own songs, two of them are present in the album, which is co-produced by Andy Irvine, an icon in Irish music.

A musical journey

Marianne Green’s father always played music on the record player, and as a young teenager, she rediscovered his old Irish music albums. That was the beginning of a musical journey that resulted in the EP "By Yonder Town “in 2004 and now the album “Dear Irish Boy”

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Music

Music

Marianne Green’s debut album with Andy Irvine, “Dear Irish Boy”, presents traditional Irish songs from Ulster and especially from Co. Down. Of the 12 tracks on the album, two are written and composed

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