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Irish Music Magazine - March 2008
Brian Kennedy-Interpretations
RELEASED 7th March 2008


Curb Records are excited to be releasing a brand new album from the richly-talented Brian Kennedy entitled ‘Interpretations’. As the title suggests Brian refreshingly gives his interpretations to a unique collection of beautiful songs which include ‘You Are So Beautiful To Me’ (originally sung by Joe Cocker), Night & Day (Frank Sinatra), Lets Stay Together (Al Green) and Gaye (Clifford T Ward). The album is full of great surprises as Brian effortlessly crosses musical genres and eras – songs from the past and present.

‘Interpretations’ brings together the richness and purity of Brian’s vocal, accompanied by a 40 piece orchestra and some of the best rock musicians in Ireland.

An emotional and spellbinding highlight of the album is the first single, ‘Galileo’ originally performed and written by Declan O’Rourke – (In Q Magazine, Paul Weller was asked what song in the last 20 years did he wish he’d written and he chose ”Galileo”) .

The album is produced by Billy Farrell and Fiachra Trench – who collectively have produced and arranged for the likes of Bono, Van Morrison, The Corrs, Westlife and Elvis Costello.

Amazingly this is Brian’s sixth album for Curb and once again he delivers a striking, vocally polished selection of songs – 13 tracks where his creativity shines as he teams up with the production talents of Billy and Fiachra.

‘Interpretations’ is a celebration of quality and talent from one of Ireland’s most prolific singers. A true artist who has also performed with such musical icons as Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and many many more….

PROVISIONAL TRACKLISTING

You are So Beautiful to Me (Joe Cocker)
Night & Day (Frank Sinatra)
Galileo (Declan O’Rourke)
Gaye (Clifford T Ward)
For the Good Times (Perry Como)
Brown Eyed Girl ( Van Morrison)
Get It Right Next Time (Gerry Rafferty)
Missing You (John Waite)
Dreaming My Dreams (Marianne Faithful)
Stuck In A Moment (U2)
Answer Me ( Frankie Len)
I Can Let Go Now (Michael McDonald)
Lets Stay Together (Al Green)

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