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Sound – Back in Stock

Brooklyn, January 21st, 2019 What’s your favourite song from ‘Sound’? Originally released in April 2013, it is finally back in stock. Here’s a photograph of me giving Warren Malone the,”We’re brilliant aren’t we look?” at some point on that tour. We toured the hell out of that record. We probably played in your house. You […]

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Add Your House to My World Tour Of New York

Bushwick- Midtown – Carroll Gardens – Sunset Park – Riverdale – East Village – Lower East Side – Astoria January 12th, 2019 After last night’s gig at American Folk Art Museum someone handed me $20 and said, “That’s for all the times I’ve listened to you for free on Spotify.” You know who you are. […]

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Skin and Bones – Live from Capitol Theatre – Chords and Lyrics

January 4th, 2018   Last month I posted live video of  ‘Corridors’ (‘All We Have Become’) from my set opening for Glen Hansard at the Capitol Theatre in July. At the end of the night I was handed a multi camera live recording of my set on a flash drive. Here’s ‘Skin and Bones’. Later on […]

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Corridors

Brooklyn, December 5th, 2018 New video of ‘Corridors’, performed live at The Capitol Theatre opening for Glen Hansard on July 27th, 2018.   Clare, Saoirse and I will be leaving our current apartment in the new year. Clare and I have lived here since 2011, Saoirse, has lived here all of her 1 month life. […]

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The Stories of the Street

After Song Club Last Week Waiting for a train at Bergen Street at 12.30am I hear the sounds of laughter and Spanish guitar at the far end of the platform. I walk towards the music. A French man is improvising songs on a Spanish guitar for his two bench mates on Coney Island bound platform.  […]

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Thank You

Brooklyn, October 28th, 2018 Last Thursday night at Big City Folk Song Club, Lara Ewen interrupted my ramblings to present me with two CDs of lullabies that our friends had recorded for Clare and myself and our baby to be. Twenty five songs on two Cds, a mix of originals, covers and traditional tunes.  It’s […]

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Can I Be On Your Team?

Brooklyn, Thursday October 25th, 2018 The Clown Prince flip flops around the Crown Prince. The Clown Prince promises to send the military to the border to meet a “caravan” of migrants containing “terrorists”. The Clown Prince thrives on fear and distraction. The Clown Prince uses his own personal cell phone. The Clown Prince’s fans chant […]

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Story?

September 6th, 2018   I’m gathering my tour stories, trying to write them down. Assemble them in perfect disorder.  I’ve been touring for almost 20 years. I’ve shared and gathered a lot of stories. Which ones would you like to read? Getting punched in the face in Cyprus? Meeting a London Police Officer at 1am […]

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