- 21 Sep 20
The new edition of the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' Y&E Series continues with Megan Burke – supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht.
Dublin singer-songwriter Megan Burke has built up an impressive following online – clocking up hundreds of thousands of views for her stunning covers and originals. She released her debut single 'Where Did You Find Love', last Friday.
Burke kept her composure while a dog barked in the background, opening with an Amy Winehouse cover called 'Love Is A Losing Game'. The young singer-songwriter showed off her soulful voice with 'Tired', an unreleased, forthcoming single. She followed up with an acoustic cover of Childish Gambino's 'Redbone'.
Watch the full performance below.
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Watch Síomha tonight, September 21, as part of the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' The Y&E Series, supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht – live on the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine) at 8.30pm.
Monday, September 21: SÍOMHA
Co. Clare singer-songwriter SÍOMHA has been widely tipped as a star-in-the-making. Her debut album, produced by Tyler Duncan (Vulfpeck, Theo Katzman) and supported through a Kickstarter campaign, is expected this year.
Tuesday, September 22: SUSAN O'NEILL
A critically acclaimed performer and multi-instrumentalist, Susan O'Neill aka SON has emerged as one of the country's brightest talents. She released her debut album, the acclaimed Found Myself Lost in 2017, and has collaborated extensively with the likes of Mick Flannery and Sharon Shannon.
Wednesday, September 23: LITTLE HOURS
Little Hours, aka Co. Donegal multi-instrumentalist John Doherty, released his self-titled debut EP in 2014 – featuring 'It's Still Love', which was nominated for the Choice Music Prize Song of the Year. After clocking up support slots for James Bay, Tim Baxter and Hudson Taylor, he released his debut album, Now The Lights Have Changed, last year.
Thursday, September 24: DELUSH
After four years of producing, writing and collaborating with established artists in Berlin, Leixlip-born singer Enda Gallery created his solo project, delush. He released his debut solo album, Journey To Zero, last month.
Friday, September 25: TOLU MAKAY
Since first dipping her toes into music by singing in church as a child, Tolü has fast become one of Ireland's most thrilling talents. Ahead of the release of her debut EP, BEING, in October, she shared her latest single, 'Don't Let Go, last month.