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Asha McCarthy is a multi faceted cellist/singer, a performer in North Indian classical, western classical, and folk music. Asha has performed internationally at venues as diverse as Glastonbury festival, India Habitat Centre, Royal Festival Hall.  Her song "Apart Together" was featured on ITV, and she has collaborated on performances and recordings with artists such as Kuljit Bhamra, Jahnavi Harrison and Ayla Shafer. 

Asha's music draws from the diverse musical heritages she's grateful to have received. 

The debut album 'Epitaph' is an honest yet hopeful collection of lullabies and songs inspired by experiences of postnatal mental health challenges. It will be released on 17/09/21, and Asha hopes it will reach anyone who is struggling, and bring hope and solidarity to the hardest moments in life. 

Asha self produced the album and worked with Lukas Drinkwater for the final stages of the project, who mastered it at Polyphonic recording. Epitaph also features the bass playing of Misha Mullov-Abbado.


The 1st single, Drift has been featured on BBC introducing in the west.

"On this beautiful track, you can hear the artist’s diverse musical influences and natural charm. The song has a gorgeous, captivating atmosphere and shows a great musicianship and a lot of heart. “Drift” is the first single from Asha McCarthy’s upcoming debut album “Epitaph” that promises to be amazing."  - Tonic Grain

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