Danbury, Connecticut, USA – Today is the US release date for Téada, the debut album by Irish band Téada. Their debut CD features the unique fiddle-playing and vocals of Sligo musician, Oisín Mac Diarmada, the flute and harmonic guitar playing of London-born John Blake, rhythmic bouzouki and banjo-playing from Seán McElwain of Monaghan, and Tristan Rosenstock on bodhrán. Téada (tay-da): means ‘strings’ in the Irish language. The group was recently voted “Best Traditional Newcomers” of 2003 in the Irish Music Magazine Readers’ Poll. Teada embarked on a major American tour recently.