Irish Contemporary Singer-Songwriter
Siobhán O’Brien
Releases New Single
“The King’s Fool”
Off Upcoming Album You Can’t Run Out of Love
Listen to the single here
“Siobhan O’Brien immediately reaches into the stratosphere with The King’s Fool. Adopting traditional native American and country and western styles with a bit of Sheryl Crow, O’Brien has a hit on her hands.”
– James McQuiston, NeuFutur
(New York, NY) January 17th, 2019: Conveying honesty and vulnerability, contemporary singer-songwriter Siobhán O’Brien releases new single “The King’s Fool”, off her new album You Can’t Run Out of Love. With heartfelt lyrics, O’Brien brings a compelling track about her assimilation into the US and combines it with the feelings of frustration in trying ‘make it’ as a musician.

Inspired by great American singer-songwriters such as Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Brandi Carlile,  Sheryl Crow, and Joan Baez, O’Brien creates emotive tracks inspired by changes throughout her life. “The King’s Fool” is this introduction into her artistry and a bit of a tease for what is to come on her third full-length record, You Can’t Run Out of Love, out late February 2020.Recorded in Austin, Texas, at Cicada Moon Studios, O’Brien worked alongside John Bush (percussionist for Edie Brickell &  New Bohemians) and Matt Hubbard (keyboardist for Edie Brickell &  New Bohemians). Together they brought to life 10 original songs, each documenting important moments in her life since she left Ireland for the US in 2016.

Her new single “The King’s Fool” is the first step for O’Brien to show off her unique blend of rock and folk. Be sure to check out Siobhán O’Brien’s latest single and follow her on social media for music updates.

Siobhán O’Brien – “The King’s Fool”
Out Now on All Streaming Platforms
About Siobhán O’Brien
As a fourth-generation Irish musician, music has always been an important part of Siobhan O’Brien’s life. At the age of 16, she threw aside the piano and fiddle, dedicating herself to the guitar. Her musical ambitions grew as she released her original music to the world. Her debut album Mumbo Jumbo Bla Bla, released in 1996, went on to garner praise and national airplay throughout Ireland. In 2008, Siobhan released her album I Grew Up To, which featured famed Irish musician Paddy Moloney of The Chieftans and led to a performance at the Boston Symphony Hall with them the same year. In 2016, Siobhan O’Brien made the move to America, deciding that was where she wanted to lay down her musical roots.
She hit the ground running, opening for artists such as Nick Lowe at the acclaimed Birchmere Music Hall and had been awarded a coveted spot in the Folk-DJ Showcase at North East Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) by Mary Cliff.
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