"Ailbhe Reddy stands head and shoulders above the folk mainstream" – The Line of Best Fit
"the assured vocal performance from Ailbhe which slams right in from the get-go. No wonder our moderation team and readers fell under her spell in a big way this weekend." - Tom Robinson, BBC6
"a songwriter with enormous promise. Forever changing." - Clash Music
"Reddy’s voice remains the magnetic force at the centre of her craft." - Nialler9
‘Prepare to be floored’ – Record of the Day
Ailbhe has been making huge waves in her native Ireland after releasing her debut EP 'Hollowed Out Sea' in 2015. This EP's single 'Distrust' garnered critical acclaim and over 2.5 million streams on Spotify. She went on to feature on almost every major Irish festival line up in 2016 including Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Hard Working Class Heroes and Other Voices.
Her following EP and singles since have won her critical acclaim from the likes of Line of Best Fit, Clash Magazine, Nialler9, The Irish Times, Earmilk and Wonderland Magazine. In 2017 she was featured in season 15 of the prestigious RTÉ show 'Other Voices'. The following summer she was on many of the coveted UK festival line ups, such as The Great Escape, Glastonbury, Latitude, London Folk & Roots and Cambridge Folk Festival. She is signed with boutique London-based publishing label BDi Music.
She is currently recording her debut album due for release in early 2020.