NEW TUNES?Westport-based singer/songwriter David Dee Moore.
David Dee releases new EP
David Dee Moore’s New EP ‘Burst’ was released for download on iTunes/Amazon and selected Digital Stores last week. It contains five original songs recorded at his the singer/songwriter’s own Carrabawn studio in Westport, and it features the talents of Brian Scahill on tenor banjo, Derek McGowan on lead guitar and Brian McAteer on fiddle and keyboards.
The EP begins with the title track ‘Burst’, a fictional tale of a young man who can’t find the courage to speak to the person that has stole his heart. ‘If I ever got too close to you...I think my heart would Burst’. The five catchy songs are a mixture of folk, Americana, pop and Irish traditional. “I write catchy songs while trying not to lose the integrity of the music,” says the David Dee.
The Belfast-born singer/songwriter and producer has made Westport his home for the past 12 years. He has worked with many musicians, from Liam Clancy to Niamh Parsons to Brian Kennedy. He has also written musical scores for television and film and produced albums for other musicians, including Jon Hicks acclaimed CD ‘Chasing the Bear’.
David Dee has recorded two CDs with Niamh Parsons, both released on the US record label Green Linnet. The first album, ‘Loosely Connected’, featured singer Brian Kennedy and world-renowned Irish uileann piper John McSherry. The album became one of the Top 10 folk albums in the UK in 1994. The second CD, ‘Loosen Up’, featured David Dee’s songs an the sound of some of Irelands top musicians.
David Dee’s last CD, ‘The sun, the moon, the stars ... and other moving objects’, released in 2013, was a collection of original songs that crossover from a country-roots hybrid mix to catchy contemporary melodies.