Over the last few years, Belfast artist Rory Nellis has steadily emerged as one of the country’s most respected songwriting voices. On albums Ready For You Now and 2017’s There’s Enough Songs In The World, his thoughtful, earworming craft has garnered comparisons to everyone from Conor O’Brien Villagers to Grandaddy at their most gossamer and contemplative. Nellis’ forthcoming new single, ‘When I Sleep’ is a meditative and delicately-crafted case in point. Released ahead of a new album in the works for release next year – and mixed by and featuring backing vocals from long-time friend collaborator Philip Watts d’Alton (Master…
On Thursday, October 17th, one of favourite Irish songsmiths, Rory Nellis will launch his stellar new single ‘When I Sleep’ at Voodoo in Belfast. As well as the Thin Air DJs, Belfast-based alt/ambient-folk artist Joel Harkin will support on the night. Doors are at 8pm and tickets are just £7. Go here for the show’s Facebook event page and keep your eyes peeled for ‘When I Sleep’ next month. Featuring a video by Colm Laverty, revisit ‘Outdoorsman’ below.