On this week’s round-up of the best new Irish music around the long-awaited album from Pillow Queens ‘In Waiting’ finally arrives, there’s also full bodies of work from Jealous of The Birds, Kean Kavanagh, Moons Delux and Lenii to contend with.
Speaking of albums Paddy Hanna tees up his next one with the release of new single ‘Sinatra’ while Bitch Falcon continue to gear up for the release of ‘Starring at Clocks’ with ‘Martyr’ – we’ve had a sneaky listen to that one it’s going to blow people away
International pop sensation CMAT (currently No.1 on iTunes) returns with her epic Linda Ronstadt-tinged ”I Wanna Be A Cowboy, Baby!’. James Vincent McMorrow clearly put his lockdown to good use gathering Denise Chaila, Murli, God Knows and Sorcha Richardson together for the bumper colliding worlds collab ‘Out The Gaff’. Also on the collab front Rosie Carney has joined forces with The Paper Kites for the excellent ‘By My Side’ and Age of Algebra teams up with Breezy Indeygoke for ‘Praying On A Gamble’.
There’s no slowing Soda Blonde down as fresh from the success of their Isolation Content EP earlier this year Faye and the boys are already back with new single ‘Love Me World.’ It’s great to see the likes of Jafaris, Tim Chadwick and Ger return with new singles – I mean we were wondering if men were still even making music in 2020 at this stage ;)
This weeks playlist sees the amazing Joy Crookes take on The Wannadies ‘You and Me Song’ while SON takes on The Rolling Stones classic ‘Gimme Shelter’. There’s hip hop from Uwmami, RikShaw Alex Gough, 7th Obi, Evans Junior and Alicia Raye. If singer-songwriters are more your banana then we’ve got ya covered with new tracks from Curtis Walsh, Olivia Duke, Crybabyamy, Emma Langford, Patricia Lalor and Tiz McNamara. While Dark Tropics and Wyvern Lingo also make a welcome return with new singles.
There’re also new tunes from Feather Beds, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Pop Wallace, The Original Rudeboys, Power of Dreams, Moon Paw Print, Æ Mak and U2.
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