Julie Murphy

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Not to be confused with Julie Murphy (author).

Julie Murphy (born 1961) is a Welsh singer who sings in Welsh and English. She sings in the Welsh band Fernhill,[1] as well as performing and recording as a solo artist.[2] She has also collaborated musically with John Cale (performing with him in the film Beautiful Mistake), and Afro Celt Sound System (in a duet with Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin).


Murphy was born in Highgate, London, but spent her formative years in Romford, Essex. Her family were originally from Blackpool, Lancashire. She attended Maidstone College of Art and subsequently moved to Wales.[3]


Solo albums[edit]

  • "Black Mountains Revisited" (1999)
  • "Lilac Tree" (2002)

Fernhill albums[edit]

Collaborative albums[edit]

  • Ffawd (2000), with Dylan Fowler.
  • English Songs of Love (2001), with Lynne Denman and Joanne Acty.

Whirling Pope Joan (Julie Murphy and Nigel Eaton)[edit]

  • Spin (1994)


  1. ^ "Fernhill Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Radio 3 World on Your Street - Musicians' Stories: Julie Murphy". BBC. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 

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