Dublin, County Dublin
Cracking good songs in the style of Brecht, Bowie, Bernelle and Brel, (Tony Clayton Lea, Irish Times) describes the music of Jody Trehy, a singer-songwriter with a powerful performance edge. RTE also reviews his original repertoire as possessing, 'lyrical songs you would leave the theatre humming', while Irelands foremost music publication: Hot Press, considers that he: 'writes and performs mature songs, delivers them with conviction and knows how to dress them in tasty arrangements' while Gerry Colgan of the Irish Times has also described him as a 'seriously talented performer'.
Having gigged as a singer-songwriter throughout Ireland & UK, he has also written musical-theatre which has been produced on radio and stage. His debut show: How I Failed To Become A Popstar, The Musical, was nominated for Dublin Fringe Theatre Festivals, Sexiest Show, award while his comedic follow-up: Eejit Of Love was produced and broadcast by RTE Radio 1. He was also commissioned by the producers of Riverdance: Longroad Productions to write music and lyrics for the comedy: MacBecks which ran in the Olympia Theatre and Cork Opera House, Ireland.
On record he has independently produced two well-received EPs and has recently released a full-length album entitled: Promise. Currently, he has just finished mixing a new album: Involuntary Noises, due out in the autumn 2014.