- 22 Jan 21
In a world of shuttered music venues and snatched-away opportunities, Ireland’s music community continues to defy the odds – with young, emerging artists defiantly rising above seemingly insurmountable challenges, and flying the flag for their country. This bold energy, independent ethos and genre-defying talent is evident across our list of Hot For 2021 Irish Acts – which features artists from every corner of Ireland.
Rising Dublin star Lucy Blue brings the timeless approach of classic singer-songwriters into the modern age. A student at BCFE Rock School, Lucy recently signed to Columbia Records, and is set to enjoy a major 2021 – collaborations with big-name producers like Justin Parker (Lana Del Rey, Rihanna), Fred Again (Ed Sheeran, Stormzy), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Jessie Ware), and more are on the way.
Hear: ‘Forever (Is A Long Time)’.
Watch: Her music video for ‘All By Myself’ – inspired by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover.
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