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Album review: ELEANOR McEVOY – The Thomas Moore Project

ELEANOR McEVOY - The Thomas Moore Project

MOSCODISC [Release date o4.08.17] First the history lesson – Thomas Moore was an 18/19th century Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer.  Once celebrated, but largely overlooked today, Eleanor McEvoy looks to put that right by taking some of his best … Continue reading

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Gig review: ELEANOR McEVOY – Penylan Hall, Meiford, 19 May 2017

ELEANOR McEVOY - Penylan Hall, Meiford, 19 May 2017

In a lifetime of gig-going you invariably encounter unusual venues.  Village halls, churches, some that are literally off the beaten track.  Some that defy sat-nav.  It is when you find in these places artists of  a certain stature, or your … Continue reading

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Gig review: ELEANOR McEVOY – Alexander’s, Chester, 14 May 2017

ELEANOR McEVOY - Alexander

In this hour long interview/feature David Randall chats to Eleanor McEvoy about her career.  Part of The GRTR! Archive series and recorded in June 2008. (57:23) Eleanor McEvoy wowed an attentive audience on her continuing Naked Music tour – not … Continue reading

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News: ELEANOR McEVOY – UK tour (May 2017)

Eleanor McEvoy - Alexanders, Chester, 12 March 2015

Ireland’s internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Eleanor McEvoy continues her ‘Naked… Live’ tour with the announcement of a fourteen-date tour across England and Wales throughout May 2017. Best known for her songs ‘Sophie’ and the Irish standard ‘Only A Woman’s Heart’, which … Continue reading

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Album review: LISBEE STAINTON – Then Up

LISBEE STAINTON - Then Up

Marionet Music [Release date 21.04.17] Lisbee Stainton returns with her first new album in three years. Like previous albums she utilises skilled musicians she has worked with either in Seth Lakeman’s band – guitarist Jack Rutter and percussionist Cormac Byrne – or long … Continue reading

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News: ELEANOR MCEVOY – New album 5 February, Archive Interview – Sunday 24 January 2016

Eleanor McEvoy - Alexanders, Chester, 12 March 2015

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio favourite Eleanor McEvoy is featured on Sunday 24 January, ahead of the release of her latest album ‘Naked Music’  (17:00 GMT). The radio station is replaying their 2009 interview when Eleanor chatted about her career … Continue reading

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Album review: ELEANOR McEVOY – Naked Music

The Best of 2016 - Singer Songwriter

Moscodisc [Release date 05.02.16] The closest we’ve got to a live album from Eleanor McEvoy, ten studio albums down the line was 2011′s Alone a record lifted from practice sessions never intended for release.  It was pretty good proxy for … Continue reading

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Gig review: ELEANOR McEVOY – Alexanders, Chester, 12 March 2015

Eleanor McEvoy - Alexanders, Chester, 12 March 2015

Ten years ago we asked Eleanor McEvoy if she would continue in “acoustic” mode for the foreseeable future and whether she would ever consider going back to the more ‘electric’ format that she followed in the mid to late 1990s.  … Continue reading

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News: SAXON, MAGNUM, ELEANOR McEVOY – Thursday 15 January 2015

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Saxon release ‘Heavy Metal Thunder Bloodstock Edition’ on February 13TH via UDR. First released in 2002, this re-issue features re-recorded versions of Saxon classics from the 1980′s. ‘The Saxon Chronicles’ double DVD is being reissued with a bonus CD called … Continue reading

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Album review: ELEANOR McEVOY – Stuff

Eleanor McEvoy - Stuff

Moscodisc [Release date 12.05.14] Compilations can be hit and miss affairs but Eleanor McEvoy’s got the balance just about right on 11 track ‘sampler’ that includes something for everyone by way of collaborations, single remixes and B-sides, and even some … Continue reading

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Album review: LISBEE STAINTON – Word Games

Lisbee Stainton - Word Games

Marionet Music [Release date 04.11.13] After the excellent Girl On An Unmade Bed (2010), Lisbee Stainton’s last album Go (2011) fell a little short of expectations (with the exception of the wonderful single Wrench). Retreating to Monnow Valley Studios in … Continue reading

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Album review: ELEANOR McEVOY – If You Leave

Eleanor McEvoy - If You Leave

Mosco [Release date 15.04.13] I’ve suggested in the past that I’d be happy to listen to Eleanor McEvoy sing the telephone directory – her soft lilting brogue is simply that addictive. Looking for my latest ‘fix’, even I was concerned … Continue reading

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News: CELEBRATED IRISH SINGER ELEANOR McEVOY’S TENTH STUDIO ALBUM INSPIRED BY BRIAN JONES FEATURE IN MAGAZINE

Renowned for her intimate, emotional and uplifting performances, celebrated Irish musician Eleanor McEvoy releases her tenth studio album, ‘If You Leave…’, on May 6th 2013. The inspiration behind McEvoy’s new album came after reading a magazine feature that told the … Continue reading

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