New album from Brendan Quinn: “Lockdown”

New Single: “Will We Ever Be Free”

The Covid19 lockdown has been a difficult time for many
people, none more so than the over 70’s.
But for legendary country singer Brendan Quinn it’s been a
very productive time
“Not being able to do what I’ve been doing for 50 odd
years came as a bit of shock” says Brendan.
‘Everything just stopped last February , no more music. I
had a 14 day tour lined up for May, gigs and festivals over
the summer, all cancelled. But I tried to stay positive, I
walked almost every day and started to stream gigs live on
FB from my front room. I did it every day for 100 days and I
reckon I sang about 700 songs. I really enjoyed interacting
with all the folk online, but it’s just not the same as playing
in front of an audience, but it kept me connected to my
music.
Brendan also kept scribbling away in his jotter and came up
with some new songs, which will be released on an album
in time for Xmas.
One of Brendan’s new songs ‘Will We Ever Be Free’, along
with a video is being released as a single to all digital
platforms from 18/09/20.
Brendan is looking forward to getting out and about
promoting the new single.

Brendan Quinn: Will We Ever Be Free
Brendan Quinn - Lockdown.

http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1535925547?ls=1&app=itunes
Pre-order available from 24/10/20 on iTunes.

Brendan Quinn’s new album ‘Feels like home’ release date announced

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Hi Folks my new album Feels Like Home will be released on Sept 12th 2014 It will be available on iTunes and all major digital outlets

It will also be available to purchase by mail order on my website www.brendanquinnmusic.co.uk

New Release – Brendan Quinn, Feels Like Home (Single)

Brendan Quinn - Feels Like Home (Single)
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Brendan Quinn - Feels Like Home (Back Cover)
Released: 23 May 2014 ℗ 2014 deep cove music
Buy Feels Like Home on iTunes Buy Brendan Quinn Feels Like Home on Google Play

 

Feels Like Home

Brendan Quinn has been one of my favourite singers for the past forty years. His special ability to tell a story in song, lifted him out of the pack and made him a star with his recordings of classic songs such as It’s four in the morning, Behind closed doors and Angeline.
Well that’s all been put aside for the moment, because the Mighty Quinn has unplugged his guitar and delivered up a set of folk songs that shows of Brendan’s roots in South Derry, a great stronghold of Irish Music.
The title of the new album is ‘Feels Like Home’ which is one of Randy Newman’s great songs. Brendan makes it his own by reinterpreting it as a folk waltz and the end result is a new life for an old, and a new hit for Brendan.
“Even though i knew it wasn’t strictly an Irish song, I deliberately choose to include it” says Brendan. “But because i could hear the lilt that was hiding behind Randy Newman’s piano, myself and my producer Pete O’Hanlon went digging and came up with tis pot of gold, which is a perfect bridge for me to switch from country to folk”.
“Feels Like Home” was recorded at ” The Tin House” Strabane with the cream of Irish musicians like Cathal Hayden, Dermot Byrne, Ciaran Tourish, Pete O’Hanlon, Floraine Blancke and Nicky Scott.
Shay Healy – 04/05/14