An Lár

An Lár is one of the most vibrant Celtic Folk bands in Switzerland. They play original songs and tunes inspired by folk music from Ireland, Scotland, Asturias and Britany.

Exciting arrangements, strong lead vocals and their great virtuosity on a multitude of instruments are typical features of An Lár (Irish for "the center").

After a break of five years, they released in automn 2019 their sixth album DECEPTION. It is the first An Lár album released by Elson Complex‘s label speedchill. Instrumental track GÄBELBACHIANA from this album is currently featured on Spotify's editorial playlist Instrumental Celtic Folk.

New Single: CAPTIVITY REELS

"The mind is set in motion through this track." → Read entire review from "kms reviews"

CAPTIVITY REELS was released on May 29. It's a musical escape from COVID-19 captivity.

Choose platform for listening to CAPTIVITY REELS.

You will find here YouTube video to the single.

Tour Dates

Line-Up:
David Brühlmann - voc, bodhrán, button accordion
Jürg Frey - guitar, tenor banjo, concertina, whistles, voc
Emre Aydin - mandocello, bass
Larsen Genovese - fiddle
Wolfgang Zwiauer - bass

Album & Singles - released by speedchill

Release May 29, 2020
CAPTIVITY REELS
Spotify
iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Tidal
Deezer
mx3.ch*

Release November 22. 2019
DECEPTION (Album)
Spotify
iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Deezer
Tidal
mx3.ch*
Physical CD Album

Release November 22, 2019
BELLS
Spotify
iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Deezer
Tidal
mx3.ch*

Release November 8, 2019
GÄBELBACHIANA
Spotify
iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Deezer
Tidal
mx3.ch*

Release September 27, 2019
THE RETURN OF THE DEAD
Spotify
iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Deezer
Tidal
mx3.ch*

* Listen to all tracks for free on the official website from Swiss public radio stations mx3.ch

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Video

Albums released by An Lár between 1999 and 2014

Release 2014
SHIFT

Available here

Release 2008
YARN

Available here

Release 2005
BÜMPLIZ SÜD

Available here

Release 2002
CHLOE'S PASSION

Available here

Release 1999
SNAPSHOT

Available here