“IF YOU LEAVE…” ELEANOR MCEVOY MOSCD4010
Described by Joe Duffy on Christmas Eve as ‘The Woman who gave her Heart to the Nation’, Eleanor
McEvoy announces the release of ‘If You Leave…’ her first all new studio album since I’d Rather Go
Blonde in 2010
The new recording features 8 news songs and 4 interpretations including God only Knows, True Colors,
and Lift the Wings from Riverdance. Recorded live in the studio with some of Ireland’s finest players this
album of soulful performances shows Eleanor in a bluesier neo-retro style.
To coincide with the If You Leave…’ album launch Eleanor plays selected dates round Ireland on
her ongoing GIRL IN A BLACK CAR TOUR
Her performances are intimate, emotional, uplifting affairs in which she explores soul, love and humour,
using own compositions and interpretations from other songbooks, with her unique voice and beautiful
Formerly a session musician, including a long stint with The NSO, she decided whilst, with The Mary
Black Band, that she should cash in the savings and develop her own career.
One week her life changed. Mary”s label owner heard Eleanor play a self-penned song that would give
a name and title track to their planned all woman compilation… ‘A Woman’s Heart Ireland’s best selling
Simultaneously she was signed to Geffen where her eponymous album went on to sell ¼ million copies.
Precious Little was a Billboard hit and Sophie has become a worldwide focus and comfort to millions of
young people with eating disorders.
Her most recent album Alone is a collection of her best-loved songs performed solo.
Watch out for the BIG BLACK CAR as it comes your way, a large Australian Ford
Fairlane Estate (one of only 3 ever privately sold)
Fri. 1 Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, 37 Great James St, Derry
Sat. 2 The Errigle Inn, 312-320 Ormeau Road, Belfast
Thurs. 7 The Crane, Sea Road, Galway
Fri. 15 Seamus Ennis Centre, Main St, Naul, Co. Dublin
Fri. 22 The Leeson Lounge Dublin 4
Sat. 23 The Lodge, Ballyellis, Mallow, Co. Cork
Fri 19th Cork Opera House, Cork