RTÉ - Behind The Music (2023)

17 January 2023

Interview – Behind The Music. “If there’s one singer I try to emulate, it’s Ella Fitzgerald. I really love the effortless quality of her singing and the way she hits every note bang on even though she’d…

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The Guardian - John Harris

3 August 2022 

Feature – 10 reasons Brexit has been disastrous for Britain. The Guardian's John Harris interviews Sarah about why independent musicians who rely on touring for a living have been hit particularly hard by the new post-Brexit…

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Cornish Times

2 June 2022

Feature – Three Cornwall shows for locally-based international singer/songwriter Sarah McQuaid. “I’d urge people, if they’re thinking of coming to any of my gigs, to please buy tickets in advance, because low ticket sales make venues twitchy…

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Irish Music Magazine - Mark Lysaght

May 2022 

Feature – The St Buryan Sessions: Sarah McQuaid. “The results are spectacular, clearly inspired and enriched by the location with its real sense of history and context. ... Here, she hones each song down to its core, with…

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Shire Folk - Kevin T. Ward

16 February 2022

Album review – The St Buryan Sessions. “These hauntingly sensitive and spacious solo renditions offer something memorable and affectingly special; literally, her own ‘soul, flesh and bone’, captured in ‘glass, wood and stone’. Dim the lights…

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The Afterword - Vulpes Vulpes

13 February 2022 

Live review – Under the Edge Arts. “I heard myself whisper a quiet ‘Wow’ .... You hold your breath as she approaches what sounds like an impossible vocal twist and then effortlessly lands it with perfection. She…

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Cotswold Life

February 2022 

Feature – A Warm Welcome To Wotton. “With her new live-in-lockdown album The St Buryan Sessions drawing critical raves and appearing on best-of-2021 lists on three continents, Spain-born, USA- raised singer/songwriter Sarah McQuaid is once again hitting the…

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Across The Universal Soundscape (Jan 2022)

7 January 2022

Feature – Sarah McQuaid: January & February 2022 UK Tour. “With her new live-in-lockdown album The St Buryan Sessions drawing critical raves and appearing on best-of-2021 lists on three continents, Sarah McQuaid is once again preparing to…

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Now Spinning Best Of 2021

6 January 2022

Top 30 Album and Box Set Releases for 2021. “The music is just perfect for the times we find ourselves in. It’s melancholy, but it’s uplifting. … It’s just a beautiful, beautiful album.”


Americana UK - Video Premiere - Andrew Frolish

4 January 2022  

Video Premiere – The Tug Of The Moon (The St Buryan Sessions). “There’s an astonishing richness to Sarah McQuaid’s voice, evident in this ethereal interpretation of ‘Tug of the Moon’ ... The album is a gorgeous…

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Americana UK - Martin Johnson

4 January 2022 

Interview – Sarah McQuaid on refreshing her folk vision with The St Buryan Sessions. “Even with three people in the audience it still felt better than it would have felt just sitting at home looking at…

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