conviction and beauty has never been more prominent. He is that rare gem of
an artist, an ex boxer – with the soul of a poet, whose heroes and influences
are as diverse as Christy Moore, Shane McGowan, Luke Kelly and Bob Marley.
Damien has released eight albums to date but it is his connection to the human
condition that sets him apart from most of us.
set him apart as a unique and important voice, championed from an early
stage in his career by Sinéad O’Connor. The follow-up, Seize the Day, marked
the beginning of his relationship with producer John Reynolds, picking up many
awards and leading to extensive international tours. Commercial and critical
success continued with the release of the No. 1 album, Shots (2005), backed by
Brian Eno, and To Hell or Barbados (2007), which debuted at No.2 in the Irish
charts. He released studio album ‘Soulsun’ in May 2017.
songs and re-imagined Damo classics, featuring tracks alongside Finbar Furey,
John Grant, Kate Tempest, Maverick Sabre, Lisa O’Neil amongst others.