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Karen Matheson

voc, *1963 GB
Singer / Musician of Folk

Scottish Folk singer, born 11 February 1963. Front singer of Scottish folk band Capercaillie and was a member of Dan Ar Braz Et L'Héritage Des Celtes, with whom she often sang lead vocals, either alone or jointly with Elaine Morgan. She is married to fellow Capercaillie member Donald Shaw and received an OBE in 2006.

  • Folk
  • World
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
An Fhideag Airgid on The Dreaming Sea by Karen Matheson
O Mhairi's Tu Mo Mhairi on Downriver by Karen Matheson
Ae Fond Kiss on Transatlantic Sessions - Series 2, Vol. One by Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas, Aly Bain & Jerry Douglas
Evangeline on The Dreaming Sea by Karen Matheson
Mo Ghile Mear (My Dashing Darling) on The Highland Sessions: Volume Three by Steve Cooney & Allan MacDonald
The Diamond Ring on Transatlantic Sessions - Series 6, Vol. Three by Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas, Jerry Douglas & Aly Bain
Mi Le M' Uilinn on The Dreaming Sea by Karen Matheson
Cassiopeia Coming Through on Still Time by Karen Matheson
Canan Nan Gaidheal on Transatlantic Sessions - Series 1: Volume One by Aly Bain and Jay Ungar, Aly Bain & Jay Ungar
The Aragon Mill on Still Time by Karen Matheson

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Phil Cunningham's Christmas SongbookPhil Cunningham, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, John McCusker, Kris Drever, Ian Carr, Kevin McGuire, Songbook Brass Ensemble2016Album
Urram [Respect]Karen Matheson2015Album
Singing In The DarkKaren Matheson2005Album
DownriverKaren Matheson2005Album
Time To FallKaren Matheson2002Album
The Dreaming SeaKaren Matheson1996Album
The Dreaming SeaKaren Matheson1996Album
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