Songs You Should Hear Series :: "13" by Ciaran Lavery

This is possibly one of the most honest things I have written to date. It makes me uncomfortable.

I hope it makes you feel something.
— Ciaran Lavery referencing '13'

Northern Irish artist Ciaran Lavery is one of our favorites. His 2016 album 'Let Bad In' won the Northern Irish Music Prize amid a plethora of plaudits.

His new album 'Sweet Decay' is out April 13th.

The first released track from the new record is '13' and it's a deceptive up beat number with introspective contracting lyrics and by far, one of the best songs he's released to date.

Ciaran says of '13', "This is as honest as I can be as a songwriter without tearing my heart out of my chest and putting it on display. It’s basically about me being a terrible person; the whole thing. I can’t be any more frank about this..."

Ciaran Lavery "13"

Support Ciaran Lavery in person at one of these fine cities near you

13 Belfast Empire Music Hall
18 Kilkenny Set Theatre
19 Dublin Whelan’s
23 Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms
24 Glasgow Glad Café
25 Newcastle Cluny 2
26 Manchester Castle Hotel
27 Leeds Hyde Park Book Club
29 Liverpool Buyers Club
30 Birmingham Hare & Hounds

1 Cambridge Portland Arms
3 London Sebright Arms
4 Bristol The Crofters Rights
5 Cardiff Club for Bach

Support, share, buy music and merch and follow Ciaran's music here: Twitter / Official Site

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Songs You Should Hear :: Series 2018