Tipperary Troubadour Releases First Single from Forthcoming Debut Album
22 year old Jack Keeshan gives listeners a taste of what’s to come.
Blue Murder is the first track from the Roscrea native’s soon to be released debut long player.
Lyrically Keeshan explores the loss of authentic connection that is becoming increasingly evident in our overly digitized world.
Melancholic words are amplified by rumbling drums and mournful guitar that places Jack firmly in the lineage of Eddie Vedder, Mick Flannery and Elliott Smith. Three Artists that have had a profound and audible influence on Keeshan’s songwriting.
Accompanying the track is a music video directed by another rising talent, Director Nathan Campion.
The single, produced by Shayne Thomas Byrne (Sleeping Bears, Maithiún) is available to stream and download from all good digital outlets on September 28th 2018.
The Debut Album “Red Stories” is due out in late 2018 on Carlow based label Ragged Company Recordings.
"Jack Keeshan uniquely blends a fresh, youthful charisma with storytelling ability, to create and deliver a sound distinctivly ahead of his time. Always spellbinding." - Craig O'Shea http://communityradiokilkennycity.ie/
"Jack is a hard working/amazing storyteller, from his honest lyrics to his unique songwriting capabilities. It really has been great seeing Jack develop into the musician he is now and we cannot wait to hear his new album!" - Oscar Hackett, Never Meant Records
“This is a fine introduction to the work of the young songwriter Jack Keeshan. "Blue Murder" has a brooding quality to it that stays with you”. - Martin Bridgeman - KCLR96FM
"For someone so young, Jack Keeshan’s writing prowess is beyond his years.A cacophony of sound coupled with Jack’s hypnotic vocal makes ‘Blue Murder’ a very listenable song” Roddie Cleere - Irish Music Show KCLR