Antje Duvekot

Antje Duvekot

"I think she's going to be the next great American folk singer-songwriter." Songwriting star Ellis Paul.

Solas was putting its career on the line. The Irish supergroup had risen to international stardom with its Celtic repertoire; but it would now release an entire CD of works by contemporary songwriters. They spent months hunting for just the right songs. As Solas founder Seamus Egan recalls now, "We knew it became much less risky if we had great songs."

"The Edge of Silence" was a critical and commercial triumph. And... more