“Joy has done much to promote the Gaelic language on both sides of the Atlantic. This thoughtful and engaging album reminds us that she is above all a talented singer. Her voice has the clarity of a violin; her style is sincere and expressive.” – Dr Anne Lorne Gillies, Gaelic Ambassador 2010.
Dùsgadh (Awakening) is the debut release by Joy Dunlop, one of Argyll’s most prolific Gaelic singers. Featuring an eclectic array of musicians and drawing on a wide range of influences, the unique blend of pure, haunting vocals & luscious musical arrangements results in an exciting new album that explores and exhibits the rich Gaelic song tradition.