FolkAndRoots Presents…

 

“completely captivating” — Sian Eleri Evans, BBC Radio 1

“phenomenal… sometimes you have a moment where you hear greatness” — dominic king, bbc radio kent

BLÁNID’s hauntingly powerful voice and confessional, folk-infused songwriting style have been causing a stir in her native Ireland and beyond.

Her first two singles were met with critical acclaim, with combined plays on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Kent and RTÉ 2XM. BLÁNID was also the featured vocalist on Netflix’s anime Witcher film soundtrack (The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf).

Her most recent offering, ‘Bad Decisions’, co-written with fellow Northern Irish songwriter Ciaran Lavery, is an arresting indie-folk/indie-pop track, and has garnered plays on RTÉ Radio 1 and BBC Radio Ulster and Foyle, as well as a feature in The Sunday Life (Belfast Telegraph) – “Bad Decisions is a show stopping song that affirms [BLÁNID] is one of our brightest stars”.

BLÁNID has hit the ground running in 2023, performing live on BBC Radio Ulster, being invited onto The Late Late Show as part of a special TradFest segment and supporting American folk icon Judy Collins at the prestigious Celtic Connections in Glasgow, and at TradFest in Dublin in St Patrick’s Cathedral. She plans to release a string of singles throughout the year before supporting Judy Collins on her UK tour in Autumn. As Earmilk have remarked, BLÁNID is certainly ‘one to watch’.