The Irish singer and singer-songwriter Liam Byrne has revealed that to be successful in Ireland, it takes a “strong foundation of character”.
Byrne was speaking to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland about his career as a solo Irish singer, the current state of the Irish music industry, and the challenges he faces as an Irish solo artist.
Byrnes latest album, A New World, will be released on October 23, and it was a long road to making it to this point.
I have spent a lot of time trying to get on with the world of music.
I’ve had a long journey, I know that, it’s been a difficult journey, but I am getting there, and I’m very proud of it.
Bryan Kearney, the songwriter behind ‘A New World’Speaking to The Irish Times, Bryan Kearney explained how he has developed his singing ability, which he said he developed at a young age.
Bucs star Bryan Kearns new album ‘ANew World’ is out on October 3.
“It was very much a conscious decision to be in the world and the music industry.
I was told I would never be able to sing.
I had a lot more to learn,” he said.
“I was always looking for ways to explore, and eventually I found it.
I’m trying to do what I can in the music business to help other people do the same.”
Bryan also spoke about how he found inspiration in the Irish language, describing it as his “first language”.
“I’m Irish, so that’s always a big part of it, and to be able read it and write it in a language I know, it just helps.
Bennett’s new solo album ‘Hands Like Houses’ is also out October 3, and will be his third solo album.””
The Irish language is a really big part, and you can learn many things from it,” he continued.
Bennett’s new solo album ‘Hands Like Houses’ is also out October 3, and will be his third solo album.
“It’s a very emotional record, very raw.
I think I just wanted to let the world know, this is how I feel,” he told The Irish Sun.
“The world needs to know, and hear, how I see the world.”
Bennett said he wanted to “write a lot about the Irish people”, and “to show what we’ve got in our country”.
“It was my first time in the country, so it was all new to me, and when I left it was very emotional, very challenging, very brave,” he added.
“But it was also a very brave thing to do, and as a singer, that’s a tough thing to take.
You have to put your foot down, but also give yourself the freedom to do it.”
The ‘Hats Like Houses’, ‘Houses Like Houses, ‘A Great Big City’ and ‘The One’ were all released on September 23.
Bath singer John Gallagher, the star of BBC One’s The One, said he was “brave and confident” in his new album.
Speaking to BBC Radio Ulster, he said the new album was a “tribute” to his father, the late Paul Gallagher.
“This record is about me being brave, I’m a bit of a tomboy, I was very young, and a lot has happened in my life, and Paul was a very big influence on my life,” he explained.
“And so this record is a tribute to him, and my father.
It’s a tribute not just to him but to all of us, it shows all of the things we’ve all done together and I just want to say thank you to him.”
John also said he “gave myself a lot to learn”.
“When I first heard the music, it was such a great experience, I felt like I could sing the words, and really sing them,” he admitted.
“I did a lot going to school, learning all these different languages, and getting my foot up the ladder.
I learned a lot, I gave myself a good start, I made it a lot easier for myself.”
John’s next release is a solo album called ‘The House That I Built’.