"Ireland's answer to Bright Eyes" NME
The above headline arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago and it made me so nervous I archived it with the intention of researching it (and the artist) when I had a moment.
The moment is here – perfect timing to since the fellow in question, our guy Fionn Regan, is going to be at the Sunset tonight!
From from I've heard and seen via my crappy YouTube connection, he's no Conor Oberst (but truthfully, who is?). But he has piqued my interest. The songs are slight and pretty and kindly channel Nick Drake… and I wish I could go see him tonight (alas, previous not-so-musical plans prevail).
Who's going? Who wants to tell us all about it?
Here's some interesting YouTub-age for his song "Be Good or Be Gone":