The Henry Girls release new album - Far Beyond The Stars
The wonderful sister trio Karen, Lorna and Joleen McLaughlin for Malin released their 3rd album 'Far Beyond The Stars' on the 3rd March. This excellent 13 track album is another tour de force from The Henry Girls. Rapidly gaining many fans both in Ireland and the UK, the sisters have recently supported Seth Lakeman on part of his UK Tour, bringing their music to a wider audience.
Lorna McLaughlin explained the inspiration behind their third studio album.
“We recorded the album in Malin in our aunts’ house. It’s a 13 track album and it was recorded in two stages. we recorded five songs in a week at the beginning of 2016 and then we recorded the remaining eight songs, also in a week, in August.
“The songs on this album have a range of themes - grief, loss, mental illness, hope, romance, motherhood, relationships and a song dedicated to refugees.
“The album title, Far Beyond the Stars, comes from one of the album songs with the same name; it’s a song about losing someone and the comforting idea that we will meet again in the afterlife,” she said.
The new album is produced by long time collaborator Calum Malcolm, who has worked with the girls since 2011.
“We have established a great working relationship with him, having worked on three albums and two EPs with him since 2011. He is very straight with us, which is good. He has an incredible ear and he’s so musical, plus he is a very funny man too! We love working with him.
The Henry Girls are currently touring.....catch them if you can.