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TIRILL - Nine And Fifty Swans

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TIRILL - Nine And Fifty SwansRe-release of second album (2011) by ex-White Willow member Tirill Mohn
Format: CD / Cat No: SONICCD005 / Released: 12/10/2018

Track Listing: 1. O Do Not Love too Long / 2. The Cap and the Bells / 3. He Wishes for the Clothes of Heaven / 4. To a Child Dancing in the Wind / 5. Parting / 6. The Fisherman / Carolan's Ramble to Cashel / 7. Before the World was made / 8. The Song of Wandering Aengus / 9. The Song of the Old Mother / 10. The Wild Swans at Coole

More information: Tirill Mohn is a Norwegian Singer-songwriter based in Asker, near Oslo. A multi-instrumentalist and is best known for her part in the formation of legendary Norwegian Progressive Rock band White Willow during the mid 1990s. Tirill played violin and classical guitar on the band's debut Ignius Fatuus released in 1995.

This release is part of a re-release of her three albums to date, which are being made available outside Scandinavia and parts of Western Europe for the first time.

Nine And Fifty Swans is a musical journey into the poetry of W.B.Yeats. It was Tirill's second solo album, originally released in 2011.

"W.B. Yeats’ poems are rooted in place and time but they sigh for eternity. The music on this cd, as warm and palpable as it is ethereal and evocative, complements them superbly. Unearthly and delicate, sensuous and vulnerable, Tirill’s voice glimmers on the margin between world and otherworld, as haunting and seductive to the ear as the sight of the girl he pursued forever after was to the eye of Wandering Aengus. It is a voice that calls us as if by name and brings almost within reach the silver apples of the moon, the golden apples of the sun." – Patrick Crotty