‘It’s just the music that I love’: Marlais on coming to folk music as an ‘outsider’

todayNovember 14, 2020

We spoke with Michael Culme-Seymour — aka Marlais — about his love of folk music and his life in Berlin. The 33-year-old musician often blends old folk songs with modern elements. “Meeting Is A Pleasure,” is his latest single released in mid-September, a preview of the album to come. (Originally aired Sept. 28, 2020)


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Written by: Dina Elsayed

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