Heidi Talbot

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**** The Guardian **** The Independant **** The Telegraph

**** Q Magazine **** OK! Magazine ***** Maverick

“Simply vocal heaven” The Sunday Times

“A voice that’s both awestruck and tender” The New York Times


Heidi Talbot was born in Ireland became a folk star in the USA as a member of the Irish American band Cherish the Ladies, and now lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. With a background like that, it's hardly surprising she should develop a style that switches easily between Celtic and Americana, but Subtlety is Talbot’s magic ingredient. From her gossamer voice to the delicate re-working of traditional and contemporary material that has earned her rave reviews for her records and Live performances. The girl from Co. Kildare, who spent several years in New York, slips effortlessly between musical worlds but retains a personal modesty rooted in traditional folk.


Over the past ten years Heidi has performed all over North and South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand performing in the finest Concert Halls and International Festivals. She is equally at home in front of a Symphony Orchestra, a Performing Arts Center, a Folk Festival or even at the White House.


Heidi has been nominated for Folk singer of the yearand Best Traditional Song by BBC Radio 2, Best Live Act by the Scottish Traditional Music Awards

and Best Female Vocalist at The Irish Music Awards.


She has shared the stage and recorded with Mark Knopfler, Graham Coxon(Blur), Eddi Reader, Idlewild, Matt Rollings, King Creosote, Kris Drever, Tim O'Brien and Jerry Douglas.


Heidi has had extensive Radio play on BBC Radio 2 (Simon Mayo Drivetime, Mark Lamarr), BBC 6 Music (Gideon Coe, Cerys Matthews, Tom Robinson, Marc Riley) and performed live sessions for Bob Harris, Janice Long, Loose Ends, In Tune and Mark Radcliffe.


Television appearances include RTE's Late Late Show in Ireland, BBC Hogmanay Live, CBS This Morning, NBC, and Imus In the Morning in the United States.
Heidi recorded four solo albums while signed to Nashville based record label Compass Records. In the last four years she has recorded three more solo albums/Ep’s released on, Under One Sky Records including her latest release with her husband, Scottish producer/multi Instrumentalist, John McCusker - Love Is The Bridge Between Two Hearts.


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