Lewis Barfoot

Lewis is a half Irish & English musician, singer, composer and educator. Since beginning her solo career in 2014 she has released one Ep and three singles: Catch Me (2016), Wise Owl (2017), Hecate (2018) and Fisherman (2020) which debuted on BBC and RTÉ. An animated film of Fisherman premiered at the Cork International Film Festival in November 2020 and is now screening at the London Irish Film Festival. Glenaphuca her debut album, is due for release on 5th March 2021.

“What a beautiful, beautiful voice she has, just gorgeous” - Eve Blair, BBC Radio Ulster

"She displays a fearless and disarming honesty in her lyrics” - Slap Mag

Lewis works with an uncomplicated loveliness of sound, combining ethereal, evocative vocals with original compositions and reinventions of traditional songs from Ireland and the UK. A timeless & gifted storyteller who transports the listener to strange, magical, otherworldly places. Frequently compared to the likes of Julie Fowlis, Lisa Hannigan, Ane Brun and Joni Mitchell. Her first recording “Catch Me” as heard on JohnnyCoppin’s BBC Radio 2 Folk show was described by Irish Radio International as “Delicious music: A massage of the heart, a whisper to the soul”.