Australian Tour Cancelled

It is with the greatest regret that I have to announce that I’m cancelling the remainder of my Australian tour due to the Covid 19 pandemic. I deeply regret the inconvenience that will be caused by this, but under the circumstances it seems like the right thing to do.

I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed the concerts I’ve already done. I was so looking forward to playing The Blue Mountains this evening. Cancelling the festival this morning must have been a very tough call for the organisers, but it was absolutely the right thing to do.

Stay safe, support each other and see you all down the road.

Onwards and upwards

X

Eleanor

Chris Gollon – Beyond the Horizon

 

As most of you know Chris Gollon and I were creative companions for two years beginning with my ‘Naked Music’ album, when he gave focus and twenty four paintings to my solo music project. A painting for nearly every song and more…

When I played at the opening of his Naked Music’ exhibition in London, I surprised him by singing a song I had written inspired by a painting from the exhibition, ‘Dreaming of Leaving’ that was, in turn, inspired by a song on ‘Naked Music’.

The song was called “Gimme Some Wine”. This song gave inspiration to a whole exhibition on the theme of “Gimme Some Wine”.

I was devastated when Chris, my friend and fellow artist, passed away. In his memory a major solo museum exhibition ‘CHRIS GOLLON  – Beyond the Horizon is being held at Huddersfield Art Gallery 12 Oct 2019 – 04 Jan 2020. It will be a retrospective of Chris Gollon’s paintings partially inspired by music or music lyrics, from those of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Talk Talk, Thurston Moore to those that came out of our collaboration. I’m really pleased to playing a part in this wonderful exhibition.

 

FORGOTTEN DREAMS

“FORGOTTEN DREAMS” Vinyl album, due to popular demand,now available on CD.
McEvoy’s latest album “Forgotten Dreams” (2019) was recorded in Air Studios in London as a Direct-Cut-to-Vinyl. This means that the album is recorded as the performance is happening in the studio. There is no editing or overdubbing. The entire side of the album, 20 minutes of music, has to be recorded non-stop without any mistakes, noises, string breakages, technical issues etc. and there is only one shot at it.

It’s extremely challenging for the studio engineers, producers and of course the performers, however it infuses the performance with a vibrancy and spontaneity that is unparalleled. Leading UK HiFi Magazine HI FI CHOICE gave “Forgotten Dreams” a 5/5 star review and the Vinyl Hot Pick of the month. The album features 10 songs including “The Spanish Word For Heart is Corazon” a song about cross –cultural- kindness, “Fragile Wishes” an homage to parenting (dedicated to her daughter) and “Slow Hand” her interpretation of the Pointer Sister’s 80’s hit. Due to popular demand the album is now also available on CD.

DEFINITIION OF A DIRECT CUT
A ‘direct cut’ to vinyl album is recorded as the performance is happening in the studio. There is no editing or overdubbing. The entire side of the album (20 minutes of music) has to be recorded non stop without any mistakes, noises, string breakages, technical issues etc. and there is only one shot at it.

It’s extremely challenging for the studio engineers, producers and of course the performer, however it infuses the performance with a vibrancy and spontaneity that is unparalleled.

Forgotten Dreams – Chasing The Dragon 

ELEANOR MCEVOY 2018 TOUR DATES

Friday. 31.08. Glórach Theatre, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, Ire

Friday. 21.09. Culture Night at Muckross Schoolhouse, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ire

Saturday. 20.10 Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Square, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ire

Friday, 16.11. Suhl, Kulturbaustelle
Saturday, 17.11. Werdohl
Sunday, 18.11. Münster, Schnabulenz Monday
Wednesday, 21.11. – Cologne, Lichtung
Friday, 23.11. Bad Bentheim, Konzert im Museum
Saturday, 24.11. Stemwede
Sunday, 25.11. Karlsruhe, Schalander
Thursday, 29.11. Kaiserslautern, Salon Schmitt
Friday, 30.11. Deizisau / Zehnscheuer
Saturday, 1.12. Schwieberdingen / Rathaus
Sunday, 2.12. Metzingen / Hirsch

Easy To Lose Hope

A quote from Eleanor

“A wonderful video of my home town, Dublin, Ireland directed by Derek Merren in honour of Irish journalist Veronica Guerin who was murdered by Irish drug lords on 26th June 1996. The song is “Easy To Lose Hope” from my album “SNAPSHOTS” I wrote the song in the weeks following her death. Sadly, 20 years later, it’s still relevant today. “…We Must Not Be Afraid…”

 

ALONE CD now available in USA from eleanormcevoy.com

PURCHASE ALONE

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Eleanor and MOSCODISC are pleased to announce that Eleanor’s album Alone is now available for purchase in the United States directly from her website. The cost of the album is $12.00 plus a shipping and handling charge of $3.99 for first CD. An additional $2.00 shipping charge will be added for each subsequent CD purchased. Payments will be made through PayPal.