|Shane Kenny is a singer/songwriter from Wexford, Ireland who is on the verge of releasing his second album, the follow up to his 2009 release “Lost in the Madness of Crowds”.The album titled ”8 Miles out” is due to be released in early 2014. The first single ”Rolls off your tongue” was released in April followed by “Threw it all away” in August and and by teaming up with Florida based record label Musik and Film, the songs have to date been picked up by more than 5000 radio stations worldwide and it is expected that the next single ”Desert Road” will surpass this success. “Kenny’s songs invoke everyday images of hope, love and loss and within the soaring melodies, at times driving guitar riffs, and intricate arrangements there are some stark messages to be heard” – New Ross Echo – June 2013
It may be hard to pinpoint an artist that his music sits comfortably with regards to the style but Shane has been influenced by artists including Tom Petty, Warren Zevon and Bruce Springsteen and some songs have had comparisons with Iron Maiden, Bon Jovi and also Mumford and Sons to name but a few.
Since releasing his debut album, Shane has appeared as a support act to such artists as diverse as Mick Flannery, Mundy, Duke special, Jerry Fish, The Hot Sprockets, The 4 of Us, The Original Rudeboys, The Barley Mob, The Cabin Collective, Lazek, Southern Tenant Folk Union, The Niall Toner Band, Declan O’Rourke, John Spillane,Cathy Davey, The Irish Tenors among others.
The release of “Desert Road” will be followed by extensive tours of Ireland and the U.K as well as plans to tour mainland Europe and the U.S and Canada
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