Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Afro Celt Sound System

Footage of Afro Celt Sound System Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, October 2001.

Audio features tracks from their second album Volume 2: Release including ‘Release’, ‘Lovers of Light’, ‘Éireann’ and ‘Big Cat’.

By the time Volume 2: Release had come out, the Afro Celts had established a reputation as one of the most exciting global fusion acts in the world. By turns driving and pensive, joyful and passionate, Afro Celts outstanding live performances confirmed that Celtic stringed instruments and African percussion were the most exciting of collaborations.

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