Alyth was born and raised on the Island of Lewis in the Hebrides off the Northwest coast of Scotland and grew up immersed in the culture of these islands. She has appeared on 19 albums to date and is currently touring with The Chieftains as well as performing her own solo work.
Alyth is known for having a voice of great purity and beauty; and recently she was nominated for a Spiral Earth Award for best Female singer 2010.
She has shared the stage with folk greats such as Martin Carthy and Norma Waterston, Eddi Reader, Moving Hearts, Liam O’Flynn, jazz singers Jacqui Dankworth and Leanne Carol, Brazilian ensembles and Bulgarian voice choirs.
Her new solo album ‘People like me’ is out now on Navigator Records.
“Traditional Gaelic songs with modern arrangements: some are spare some feature post era Bjork. No matter what the format her voice is spine tingling” (NEW YORK – TIME OUT)