EL LIBERO ‘COME A LITTLE CLOSER’: “WRITING SONGS LIKE THEY USED TO”
El Libero, the exciting project by London-based Dubliner Eoghan Gallagher, share “Come a Little Closer”, a lively and fresh alternative folk/pop song, out 27th January and produced by Kenny Jones (The Smiths, Billy Bragg, Simple Kid). Here’s the charming video, shot in Romney Marsh, Dungeness.
Hailing from Blanchardstown, County Dublin, Eoghan Gallagher has been definitely influenced by his maternal grandfather, a well-known Gweedore fiddle player and by his paternal grandfather, a talented box player and the great uncle of Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh, lead singer and fiddler of legendary Irish folk group Altan…
Speaking about Gallagher talent, Former Yardbirds’ lead vocalist and bassist says: “When I met Eoghan I was very impressed. I guess some of us might say he’s writing songs like they used to… a man who knows his own heart and a man who knows his soul”.Catch El Libero live: 29/01/14 Monto Water Rats, Kings Cross, London