Colm Heaney

Colm Heaney

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Colm's music draws on many influences such as blues, Americana, contemporary rock etc. He writes mainly on acoustic guitar so all his songs can be performed both as acoustic tracks or with the additonal instrumentation of his full band.

Biography

Colm Heaney is a Dublin based singer/songwriter from Warrenpoint County Down. A finalist in the John Lennon songwriting contest in New York, 'Exploits Of Heroes And Villains' is his debut Irish album release. The album was recorded in Dublin between February and June of 2004 and features performances from one of Ireland’s premier electric guitarists, Bill Shanley, as well as members of the National Symphony Orchestra. The album was recorded and released through Landing Productions.
Colm and his band have gigged regularly in Dublin in places such as Whelan’s and Crawdaddy as well as supporting the likes of The Pretenders, Vonda Shepard and Sharon Shannon in Vicar Street and the Point Depot.
Colm has recently been included on a Phil Lynott tribute album, due to be released later in 2005, with his version of the classic 'Dancing In The Moonlight'. The album has the best contemporary Irish artists performing the songs of Phil.

Discography

Album: Apparently, Pittsburgh U.S.A, 1998
EP: Self titled, Ireland 2003
Album: Exploits of Heroes & Villains, Ireland 2005

Set List

Sets are anything from 40 minutes to two hours, mainly original material. Most tracks are from the new album but new songs are regularly being added to the set. Sample Set list:

1. TONIGHT
2. SORT OF SOMEWHERE ELSE
3. STAND IN THE RAIN
4. HEY LITTLE GIRL
5. HAVE YOU EVER LOST SOMETHING YOU'VE NEVER FOUND
6. RAIN OF LOVE
7. SUNDAY SONG
8. DANCING
9. SPITE MY FACE AGAIN
10. BEAUTIFUL HANGOVER
11. MARY JANE
12. PLACES IN YOUR HEART
13. GRAPEVINE
14. BEAUTIFUL DAY
15. ALL THIS TIME
16. SOME TIME SOON
17. 21 GUNS
18. I’VE BEEN WORKINg