Sit quietly, close your eyes, and let Saint Sister's mysterious ghost ship navigate your deepest, dreamiest waters. With just their voices and spare instrumentation including harp, synths and beats, Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty create a sound best described as atmosfolk. By bringing together elements of traditional folk and electronica, the two visionaries of Saint Sister elevate both genres to new heights. In 2016, two years after their incarnation, they were crowned “Best Irish Act" by the readers of The Irish Times for their critically acclaimed EP, Madrid. Their 2018 debut album, Shape of Silence, made far-reaching international waves. Haunting, spare arrangements underscore the singularity of two voices highlighting, with harmonious perfection, life’s voiceless moments: the weight of another’s body, the last gasps of a dying relationship, poignant memories of dancing to Elvis in the kitchen.
Biography by Chantal Vitalis