Marc O' Reilly
Lismore, County Waterford
Marc O'Reilly's roots may lie in Ireland and France, but his sound rests somewhere between the American-influenced folk blues of Peter Green and contemporaries such as Ray LaMontagne and Gomez.
Debut album 'My Friend Marx' included in many 'Best of 2011' lists.......
'A remarkable debut' Hot Press Magazine 'A wonderful album' Irish Times
'A classy debut' RTE 2fm 'A scintillating album' Folkwords.com
Numerous appearances in 'Ones to Watch for 2012' lists ......with Marc being tipped as... 'Ireland's international breakthrough artist of 2012'.
'Marc O'Reilly is set to break huge in 2012, his debut album 'My Friend Marx' was a favourite amongst many of last year's end of year list compilers. Its a beautiful recorded album which scarcely puts a foot out of place'..........Hot Press Magazine
'We believe 2012 will see Marc do what Villagers, James Vincent McMorrow and Lisa Hannigan have done and that is to make it internationally. His debut album ‘My Friend Marx’ is a wonderful collection of meaningful songs which are beautifully sung...... 2UIBestow Music
Marc will kick of a UK tour in late Feb followed by a trip to Toronto in March for Canadian Music Week.