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John Hynes

Alternative // Leixlip, Kildare

John Hynes is a singer- songwriter from Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

Inspired by the popular music of his parents' generation, John writes songs that are beautiful in their passion and simplicity.

Debut single “Caroline, I’m Yours” was released in April 2017 and reached the top of the RTE1 airplay charts reaching over 1.4 million listeners, and received plays on Lyric FM, 4fm, Radio Nova, Midlands 103, KCLR, Highland Radio and Shannonside FM.

His second single "I'm Gonna Try" repeated that feat and added Today FM to his list of admirers.

His debut EP is released in 2018

"Stunning...our own Father John Misty" Ed Smith, Today FM

“Love the voice, love the song” - John Creedon, RTE Radio 1

“It's a beauty” Carol Moran, Weekend On One ,RTE Radio 1

“It’s a great song” - Marty Whelan, RTE Lyric FM

“Beautiful – a voice straight from the 50’s” -AM Kelly, Midlands Radio 103

"I predict amazingly huge things for John Hynes. Massive!" - Shay Byrne, Rising Time, RTE Radio 1

“Like a balmy summer's evening from days gone by, the tone conjures Scott Walker, Roy Orbison and Tim Buckley” Remy, The Best of Music and Film

“With traces of The Everly Brothers and Roy Orbison, Hynes will stop you in your tracks and make you feel wistful and sentimental”

“I really like the song” – Charlie McGettigan, Shannonside

"An outstanding piece of songwriting, and singing. Greatness beckons." - The Underground Of Happiness