New Releases of the Week (28 August 2020)

Christy Moore’s ‘Prosperous’ has been remastered and will be available to purchase on vinyl from tomorrow (29 August).

New Releases of the Week (28 August 2020)

A round-up of recent albums, EPs and singles, including Christy Moore, Æ MAK, Peter Broderick, Denise Chaila, Míde Houlihan, Paddy Hanna more. To have your new release included, please add it to our listings.

Christy Moore – Prosperous (Remastered 2020)
Christy Moore’s 1972 album Prosperous, featuring songs such as ‘The Raggle Taggle Gypsy/Tabhair Dom Do Lámh’ and ‘The Cliffs of Dooneen’ has been remastered and will be reissued on vinyl as of tomorrow (29 August). Visit: https://bit.ly/2EErf18

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Æ MAK – i dance in the kitchen (feat. seba safe)
Dundalk-based songwriter Æ MAK’s new song ‘i dance in the kitchen’ was written about the experience of going through lockdown on your own away from your lover. The song will feature on Æ MAK’s forthcoming EP How to Make a Kitsch Pop Song to Show the World, out 18 September. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/AEMAKofficial

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Denise Chaila – Holy Grail
Hip-hop artist and poet Denise Chaila has reached mainstream acclaim since her performance at the National Gallery as part of Other Voice’s ‘Courage’ series earlier this summer. Her new single ‘Holy Grail’ is out now. Visit: https://denisechaila.bandcamp.com/

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Peter Broderick – Blackberry
Galway-based American composer and musician Peter Broderick has today released his new album Blackberry, his first vocal album since 2015’s Colours of the Night. It was recorded in his bedroom in London in the summer of 2019 and was inspired by the blackberry, at a time when humankind is starting to notice the impact of its actions on the environment. Visit:https://peterbroderick1.bandcamp.com/album/blackberry

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Míde Houlihan – Idle Words
Cork songwriter Míde Houlihan’s new song ‘Idle Words’ was composed as part of a new songwriting initiative established during lockdown by IASCA (Irish Association of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors). The song, which is about taking another person for granted, sees Houlihan collaborate with Mick Flannery and Canadian producer Danny Ledwel. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/midehoulihanmusic

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David Keenan – Alchemy & Prose: Live Recordings
Dundalk songwriter David Keenan’s new album Alchemy & Prose: Live Recordings is a collection of songs recorded live in studio and during his show at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin, in January 2020. Visit: https://bit.ly/3lC4JqO

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Daragh Black Hynes – Relative States Volume I
Composer Daragh Black Hynes’ new record Relative States Volume 1 was created through sampling old recordings of Chopin’s music, using his works as the source material with which to compose entirely new compositions. Visit: https://blackhynes.bandcamp.com/releases

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Paddy Hanna – Colosseum
Paddy Hanna’s new album The Hill is set for release on 25 September via the Strange Brew label. ‘Colloseum’ is the second track released from the album, after ‘Cannibals’ was released in May. Visit: https://paddyhanna.bandcamp.com/track/colosseum

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Undine – ‘til time will die
Undine’s debut single ‘’til time will die’ is out now. The song is a slow ballad with a simple hook on piano and vocals which gradually build in sound. Visit: https://undinemusic.bandcamp.com/

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MOM – Follow
Emerging pop act MOM, who released their debut single ‘Come By Me’ in June, have just released a second song, ‘Follow’. The upbeat pop song tells a story of a troubled yet unconditional love between two people. Visit: https://www.mommusic.info/follow-press-release

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Sive – Patchwork #1: Talkin’ Like You – Connie Converse
Singer-songwriter Sive has just launched a new music video project ‘Patchwork’, as an outlet for sharing music during this time of there being no live gigs. Visit: https://youtu.be/q-XV-FPrm2s

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Published on 28 August 2020

 

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