- 17 May 19
The release comes with details of his self-titled sixth album
The award-winning, double-platinum selling singer-songwriter Mick Flannery has always maintained an outwardly reserved quality. Each of his songs express layered aspects of the human condition, from its flaws to its triumphs and its many uncertainties. These elements are particularly evident in his latest single ‘Come Find Me’, the first single from his upcoming 3-track album.
Speaking on the song, Flannery explains that “The song is basically about someone who would like to find a partner but doesn’t quite know where to start. It looks at trying to stay more positive about life, even in a city where crowds of people can make someone feel even more alone.”
Flannery recorded the tracks in Los Angeles, where songwriting and production duo ESCQ co-wrote each track. Speaking on his time with ESCQ, Mick recalls, “When I arrived they already had a guitar riff ready for a verse to go on. I sang what they reckoned sounded like traditional Irish melody over the top, which they liked, so we went from there. The guys don't have the same timidness when it comes to choruses being choruses, so they pushed this song to be as catchy as they could. Someday I'll release the version we did, it's much poppier than what I eventually recorded myself.”
Mick Flannery’s upcoming album signals the departure of the naive, passionate 20-something ‘Mick Flannery’ and the emergence of something much more interesting. As well as preparing to release his sixth album, Flannery is also set to oversee the world premiere of the stage musical, Evening Train. The musical is named after his 2007 debut album of the same name.
Mick Flannery’s self-titled album is set for release on Friday, July 5. Stream ‘Come Find Me’ below…
The Cork singer-songwriter will perform at the following venues…
May 17 - Live at St Luke’s, Cork
May 18 - Live at St Luke’s, Cork
May 19 - Live at St Luke’s, Cork
May 24 - Omeara, London
July 19 - Dolan's, Limerick
July 20 - Galway Arts Festival
July 21 - Claremorris Folk Festival