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Maria Doyle Kennedy - Sing   

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Sing, it’s a richly imagined record, one that marries folk forms with torch-song melodies and draws on flamenco rhythms, avant-rock, Celtic, Mediterranean and Appalachian airs. There are misty mountain songs like ‘Sing From the Sea’, with its serpentine twelve-string figures and dusky soul vocals. There’s the spellbound ‘Hola Luna’, a Celtic fable in the form of a perfect pop tune. Then the harmony-laden Dusty country-soul of ‘The Most Beautiful People Are Broken’, the woozy, swoony ‘12 White Horses’, the Nilsson-ish cool hand on the brow that is ‘Am I Choosing Right’. Over the span of ten meticulously crafted songs, Sing casts ethereal spells, oblivious to worldly babble. No matter how distinguished the guests, they all become transformed in some fashion: Damien Rice changes from a dark balladeer to a man transfixed by sirens. Paul Brady is recast as a Strabane-Andalusian banshee, barely recognizable as himself. And the great John Prine duets on the lovely ‘Yes We Will’, assuring the listener that the two people in this song will go on, because they must. Sing is a subtle but powerful record, one that deals in the currencies of joy and doubt, magic and grief. These are wise, measured and sometimes tender airs, sung by a woman at the peak of her creative powers, arranged, produced and played by a man at the height of his. These songs, we’ll wager, will soundtrack baptisms, revels, weddings and wakes. They might bury us yet. - Peter Murphy

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Maria Doyle Kennedy in Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay (2013)

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Stills of Maria Doyle Kennedy in Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay

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Orphan Black: Siobhan Sadler + tea
"I’ve got biscuits in my pockets."

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4/6 Characters: Siobhan Sadler

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#CloneClub invades Comic-Con in less than one week. LESS THAN ONE WEEK. We now interrupt your pleasant day of working and shopping to bring you our….

Official Orphan Black 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Schedule!

Orphan Black #CloneClub Meetup
When: Friday, July 25th from 1 to 3PM pt
Where: Southpaw Social, San Diego
Why you should attend: Helena buffet. Enough said.
Click HERE for full event details.

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Orphan Black Cast & Creators Panel
When: Friday, July 25th from 6 to 7PM pt
Where: Comic-Con Convention Center, Room 6A
Featuring: Graeme Manson, John Fawcett, Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Ari Millen, Dylan Bruce, Kristian Bruun, Maria Doyle Kennedy Hosted by: Entertainment Weekly’s Dalton Ross
Why you should attend: Graeme, John, Tatiana, Jordan, Ari, Dylan, Kristian, and Maria. And that’s just 8 reasons. 

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TV GUIDE Magazine: Fan Favorites
When: Saturday, July 26th from 12 - 12:45PM pt
Where: Comic-Con Convention Center, Ballroom 20
Featuring: Jordan Gavaris, Gwendoline Christie, Misha Collins, Sam Heughan, John Noble, Colin O’Donoghue, Retta, and Aisha Tyler.
Why you should attend: Because this.

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Orphan Black at Nerd HQ
When: Saturday, July 26th 2PM pt
Where: Petco Park
Featuring: Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dylan Bruce, Kristian Bruun, and Ari Millen.
Why you should attend: At Nerd HQ last year, Tatiana beatboxed while Jordan sang Taylor Swift. So. Yeah.
Click HERE for event details and ticket information.

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Entertainment Weekly: Women Who Kick Ass Panel
When: Saturday, July 26th from 4:10 - 5:10PM pt
Where: Comic-Con Convention Center, Hall H
Featuring: Tatiana Maslany, Natalie Dormer, Maisie Williams, and Katey Sagal.
Why You Should Attend: Tatiana and Natalie on the same panel? Is this fanfic or real life?

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Orphan Black Swiggity Swag from BBC Shop Booth
When: Thurs, July 24 - Sat, July 26 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM pt // Sun July 27 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM pt
Where: Comic-Con, Booth #4129
Featuring: One of a kind swag. (Literally.) Hoodies! Totes! Tees! Check it out HERE.

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Turning Pirate’s Mix Tape New Years Eve 2012 Party // Heroes 

i-effed-it-up-hendrix:

make me choose between:

↳  Marion Bowles or Siobhan Sadler {requested by wondering-sputnik}

 Ann in Nothing Personal (1995)

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Maria Doyle Kennedy is literally my new musical obsession. You know how amazing she is at acting? Well she is WAY better at singing. She is literally unbelievable.

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