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07 April 2015

Spring 2015 Hello!

Moira Smiley      Composer : Vocalist Spring…     Hello from the tUnE-yArDs tour bus to you!  I’m looking up from starting work on two choral commissions – from LA Master Chorale & ACDA Womens Commission Consortium -to write you a little Spring news.  I crossed from Winter into Spring on one long tour between Solas and tUnE-yArDs + some solo shows....
Moira Snow solo banjo hat-3MBcrop
09 January 2015

2015 Hello!

Moira Smiley      Composer : Vocalist This…This year past was a hot-air-balloon ride!  It ROARED, and floated up! up! up! on breath of folksongs, indie-rock anthems, and choir festival hallelujahs!  And the months read aloud new recipes for…well…setting up snare drums, tarantism, listening, being in time, nomadic recording technology, and how to keep chasing joy.   Life is just PULSE –...

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Fri 5/08/2015 at 8:00 pm
moira sings w/ Lomax Project in Toronto
Fri 5/29/2015 at 8:00 pm
at Druga Godba Festival
Ljublijana, , Slovenia
Moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
Sat 5/30/2015 at 8:00 pm
Moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
Mon 6/01/2015 at 8:00 pm
Moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
Tue 6/02/2015 at 9:00 pm
moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
Wed 6/03/2015 at 8:00 pm
at Lido
Moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
Fri 6/05/2015 at 7:00 pm
moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
Sat 6/06/2015 at 8:00 pm
London, , United Kingdom
Moira sings w/ tUnE-yArDs! [UK Tour]
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facebook posts

Performing in Aberdeen, WA at 7:00 PM today at Bishop Center for the Performing Arts artistdata.com/a/ikek ... See MoreSee Less

Performing in Whitefish, MT at 7:30 PM today at Whitefish Theatre artistdata.com/a/ijws ... See MoreSee Less

Performing in Salmon, ID at 7:00 PM today at Salmon Arts Council @ Elks Lodge artistdata.com/a/ijf0 ... See MoreSee Less

SOLAS is celebrating 20th anniversary w/a giant reunion recording - and lucky me...I'll get to be a part of it!!

It's a beautiful, ambitious project; bringing all the past & present members of SOLAS to record ALL NEW SONGS. Can you please chip in to help these legends do it?

Here's how!
www.kickstarter.com/projects/solasalltheseyears/solas-all-these-years
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The past, present, and future come together as Solas celebrates their 20th Anniversary with a new studio album, ALL THESE YEARS.

Albums

  • Laughter Out of Tearsicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    2. Visa Fran Jarna // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    3. Chilly Winds // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    4. North Country // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    5. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    6. Mazurka // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    7. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    8. Dream Dve Nevesti // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    9. Deportee // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    10. Oj Jabuko // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    11. Oj Savice // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    12. Oh Winter // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    13. Orphan Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    14. Whistle Daughter Whistle // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    15. Steam Engines // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    16. They’re Red Hot // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    17. Dream Outro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  • circle, square, diamond and flagicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Carolina Pines // circle, square, diamond and flag
    2. Bring Me Little Water, Silvy // circle, square, diamond and flag
    3. Garden Hymn // circle, square, diamond and flag
    4. Return My Soul // circle, square, diamond and flag
    5. The Cuckoo // circle, square, diamond and flag
    6. Parting Friends // moira smiley & VOCO - circle, square, diamond and flag
    7. Wondrous Love // circle, square, diamond and flag
    8. Africa // circle, square, diamond and flag
    9. Stand in That River // moira smiley & VOCO - circle, square, diamond and flag
  • small worldsicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Zelena (Green Mikrokosmos) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    2. Izgrejala (Gel Moma) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    3. Makedonska // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    4. Summer Has Come // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    5. Silverlake // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    6. Szerelem // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    7. Out of A Child // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    8. Siberia’s Snows (Russia) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    9. The Hat // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    10. Rano (Early Morn’ Mikrokosmos) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
  • blinkicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Al Proci // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    2. Utopia // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    3. Esik Eso // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    4. Our Time / Shout // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    5. Katie Cruel // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    6. Stand in That River // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    7. How Can I Cry // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    8. The Boat BP // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    9. Long Time Travelin’ // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    10. A Sto Cemo // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    11. Dance S’loyfn, S’yogn // blink
    12. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    13. Deep Blue // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    14. Tryptophan Hand Jive // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    15. Firecracker Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    16. Dying Californian // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    17. Bartok #148 // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
  • ruaicon-downloadicon-download
    1. House That Jack Built // moira smiley - rua
    2. Hawk and Crow / Monaghan Twig // moira smiley - rua
    3. Donal Og // moira smiley - rua
    4. Stand in That River // moira smiley - rua
    5. A Man Was Born // moira smiley - rua
    6. Charlie Piggot’s / Sporting Pitchfork // moira smiley - rua
    7. Katie Cruel // moira smiley - rua
    8. Queen Jane // moira smiley - rua
    9. Grey Shore // moira smiley - rua
    10. Parting Glass // moira smiley - rua
  • changing woman
    1. Winter: Opening Snake Song // changing woman
    2. Winter: Snow // changing woman
    3. Winter: Trees // changing woman
    4. Winter: Maskes And Echoes // changing woman
    5. Winter: Sage Woman’s Dance // changing woman
    6. Winter: Snake Song // changing woman
    7. Spring: Spring Snake Song // changing woman
    8. Spring: The Thawing // changing woman
    9. Winter: Mirror Play // changing woman
    10. Spring: Playground // changing woman
    11. Spring: Cage Music // changing woman
    12. Spring: Resolution Snake Song // changing woman
    13. Summer: Earthly Light // changing woman
    14. Summer: Poem To The Mother // changing woman
    15. Summer: Summer Sultry // changing woman
    16. Summer: Mama Hey // changing woman
    17. Fall: Our Time Is Near // changing woman
    18. Fall: Song Of An Initiate // changing woman
    19. Fall: Tres Morillas // changing woman
    20. Fall: Final Snake Song // changing woman

Latest Videos

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Live in Concert!
Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
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  1. Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  2. Visa Fran Jarna // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  3. Chilly Winds // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  4. North Country // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  5. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  6. Mazurka // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  7. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  8. Dream Dve Nevesti // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  9. Deportee // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  10. Oj Jabuko // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  11. Oj Savice // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  12. Oh Winter // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  13. Orphan Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  14. Whistle Daughter Whistle // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  15. Steam Engines // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  16. They’re Red Hot // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  17. Dream Outro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears