New album: “IF YOU LEAVE…” (MOSCD4010) Out Now
Single “Ache in my heart” out April 12 on iTunes
Album of the week- Rte Radio 1
“A very fine record. Generously soulful”- Hotpress
“Ache in my heart brings much-needed sweet sharpness. If You Leave simmers and nourishes with reliable ease” – Irish Times
“Top Class” Sunday Times
Described by Joe Duffy on Christmas Eve as ‘The Woman who gave her Heart to the Nation’, Eleanor McEvoy just released ‘If You Leave…’ her first all new studio album since ‘I’d Rather Go Blonde’ (2010).
The new recording features 8 new songs and 4 interpretations including ‘God only Knows’, ‘True Colors’, and ‘Lift the Wings’ from Riverdance. Recorded live in the studio with some of Ireland’s finest players, this album of soulful performances showcases Eleanor’s bluesier neo-retro style.
The new single “Ache in my heart” is track number 5 on the record and will be released on iTunes on April 12th.
RFormerly a session musician, including a long stint with The NSO, she decided whilst with The Mary Black Band, that she should cash in the savings and develop her own career. One week later…her life changed. Mary”s label owner heard Eleanor play a self-penned song that would give a name and title track to their planned all woman compilation… ‘A Woman’s Heart’ Ireland’s best selling album.
Simultaneously she was signed to Geffen where her eponymous album went on to sell ¼ million copies. ‘Precious Little’ was a Billboard hit and ‘Sophie’ has become a worldwide focus and comfort to millions of young people with eating disorders.
Watch out for the BIG BLACK CAR as it comes your way, a large Australian Ford Fairlane Estate (one of only 3 ever privately sold)
Remaining Tour dates:// March
//April– Fri 19th Cork Opera House, Cork