“EXCITING ACOUSTIC INDIE-ROCK FROM ONE OF THE MOST REFRESHING NEW ARTISTS OF 2017. RORY LAVELLE IS YOUR NEW FAVOURITE CONTEMPORARY TROUBADOUR.”
…AND NOW YOU CAN DOWNLOAD 3 TRACKS FOR FREE!
Listen to what others are saying about Rory Lavelle!
BBC Radio – “Rory Lavelle has really knocked it out of the park with this one.”
The Yorkshire Times – “Belfast’s Rory Lavelle is Northern Ireland’s answer to Sufjan Stevens.
A DIY demi-God who is able to deliver an album of songs that is emotionally charged, questions society’s long-held beliefs and manages somehow to not be overwraught or too challenging in the process.”
My Random Jukebox – “As debuts go, this is one that is highly impressive and leaves me thinking about how he will step up his game for future releases.”
Rory Lavelle is a Belfast based song-writer and performer specialising in dark, brooding acoustic alt-rock. Taking influence from artists as diverse as Bill Withers, David Kitt, Nick Drake and Radiohead his debut album Waves is laden with soulful, melancholic hooks atop a rich organic backdrop.
From opening for Ian Brown to a packed Ulster Hall to spending long cold winter nights sleeping on the floor of a Ford Transit van, at this stage Rory has done most of it if not it all.
The level of prestige may peak and dip but the passion remains. “I suppose it’s just a hobby more than a job for you these days?” a fan and friend once asked. It’s neither. It simply is.
Growing up in a small border town in Ireland there was little to do but nurture an already burgeoning obsession with 60’s pop-rock. A hum and a foot-tap led to a voice and a guitar which in turn led to Rory Lavelle’s first foray’s into what would become a life-long career in music.
Having experienced previous local successes with his bands Indigo Fury and Sparks Fly, Rory is soon to release his first solo long-player “Waves”. Written, arranged, performed and recorded by Rory with a little help from his friends the album is due for release in early 2017.
For a limited time Rory is giving away the latest 3 singles from his most recent album. Just enter your name and email address in the right hand side of this site and you will be immediately sent the download link to the free tracks.
So enter your name and email address now, load up your ipod, and enjoy some of the best new music of 2017 for free!