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The Thistle & Shamrock: Julie Fowlis

Scottish folksinger Julie Fowlis.
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Scottish folksinger Julie Fowlis.

Raised in the Outer Hebrides, Julie Fowlis is reaching international audiences with her Gaelic songs, and is one of a small group of singers bringing the music into the cultural mainstream. On this episode of The Thistle & Shamrock, we explore her music and examine her role in the soundtrack to the Oscar-winning 2012 Pixar film Brave.

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