Loah

Loah is Sallay Matu Garnett, a singer songwriter of Sierra Leonean and Irish origin.

The Mystères. The Invisibles. Intermediaries for a distant Bondye. Spirits of Haitian Vodou. Loah grew up with the classical combination of Maynooth and West Africa.

Instead of a TV all she had was a piano to keep herself entertained, which combined with a solid classical training on violin and voice resulted in a uniquely talented musician from a very early age. While at Trinity College, she collaborated with future members of the likes of Little Green Cars, Slow Skies, and I Have A Tribe, as well as singing with Kíla, Niwel Tsumbu and Trinity Orchestra’s early pop endeavours. She also contributed to Hozier’s platinum selling debut album, co-writing the song “Someone New”.

 

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