- Afro Celt Sound System
- Dance/ Folk/ World
Afro Celt Sound System were formed in 1991 by Grammy-nominated British producer and guitarist, Simon Emmerson (aka Simon Booth).
Members have included: N'Faly Kouyate, Iarla O Lionaird, James McNally and Emer Mayock, all playing various instruments from around the world.
Emmerson (as Booth) was a member of 70s post-jazz band Weekend and 80s soul-jazz outfit Working Week.
The band have recorded for Peter Gabriel's Realworld label since 1995 and have collaborated with a few of its roster.
As of 2015, the band split with two bands claiming the name, one fronted by Simon Booth, the other one by James McNally and Martin Russell.