Lament Of The Selkie
Interweaving stories of trauma and triumph, through mesmerising songs, visual image and spoken word. Connecting ancient myth with modern mortals… walking the line where the ocean meets that land, to find a skin that fits.
“Exceptional” Folk Radio UK
“Outstanding” BBC Radio Wales
“Musically exquisite and enthralling” BBC Radio 4
“Excellent and original” Folking.com
Rachel Taylor-Beales is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, composer, theatre-maker, writer and socially engaged community arts practitioner. In her spare time, when she is not reading, watching films, drinking coffee (or gin, or brandy, or single malt), walking along the coastal path or listening to the likes of Cohen, Cave, Gillian Welch... she will most likely be painting portraits in her make shift kitchen art studio. Rachel spent the first 22 years of her life living between England and Australia but has spent the majority of years since, living in Wales and she currently lives in Carmarthenshire with her husband, her daughter, a dog, a cat, 8 fish, 3 shrimp and 2 water snails...