Paul Brady, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland's most highly-regarded and successful artists, and the pre-eminent Irish singer-songwriter of his generation. His versions of great ballads like Arthur McBride and The Lakes Of Pontchartrain were definitive and are still being asked for by audiences today.
Brady has spent his career crossing borders of style while holding fast to substance, developing a wide array of tunes that smartly traverse folk and rock over a span of more than 40 years. A songwriter’s songwriter if ever there was one, Paul Brady has amassed a body of work that stands comparison with that of either Van Morrison or Jackson Browne and has seen his work covered by artists as diverse as Bonnie Raitt, Lucy Kaplansky, Tina Turner, Cher and Carlos Santana.
"Probably the best melody writer I can think of." -Bonnie Raitt.
"Some guys got it down, Leonard Cohen, Paul Brady, Lou Reed, secret heroes." -Bob Dylan
"The iron fist in the velvet glove of Irish Music." -Bono
Similar artist: John Hiatt, Shawn Clavin, Bruce Cockburn.