Julie Fowlis: "My Love is on the High Seas"

In this "Quick Hits" video, Fowlis performs "Tha Mo Ghaol Air Àird" ("My Love is on the High Seas"), accompanied by her Irish husband Eamon Doorley (playing a bouzouki) and fiddler Duncan Chisholm. This was the song that Disney used in its first trailer for "Brave," evoking a timeless, mystical feeling. It's a traditional Celtic lament, the story of a woman whose lover is far away at sea, but as Fowlis says, this one has an unexpected happy ending. While Fowlis sings, she holds her month-old daughter, Niamh.

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