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Ben Reel shares new single Don’t Fight It Baby

February 10, 2023

Since his debut album `This Is the Movie’ back in 1999, Ben has reinvented himself from album to album, influenced by different styles of music over the years. As one critic said, “He’s not afraid to throw in some in folk, soul, reggae vibes, which in turn call to mind John Hiatt at his best”.

In a solo career which now spans over 20 years, Ben has received  worldwide critical acclaim with numerous high profile TV/Radio appearances like BBC, RTE and Dutch NPO Radio. Supporting the likes of Jools Holland, & The Cranberries and he has collaborated musically with such names as Hal Ketchum & The Blockheads. He has co written and performed live with his fellow countryman Tony McLoughlin and some of Nashville’s finest such as David Olney, Nanci Griffiths & Irene Kelley.

In the past years Ben has enjoyed successful tours in Ireland, UK, Europe & U.S.A, receiving rave reviews and attracting a growing loyal fan base. He has graced big festivals such as Jamming@Hippie Jacks (USA), Musiktan festival in Bilbao,(ESP). Haarlem Jazz & Huntenpop (NL), Robin Hood folk festival (UK), Kilkenny rhythm & roots, Cork jazz & Electric Picnic (EIRE).

‘Don’t fight it baby’ was released on platforms on Friday 10th February 2023. It will be the 1st single of 3 to be released from a brand new studio album ‘Come a Long Way’ coming out in June. It will be Ben Reel’s 11th studio album featuring 11 new tracks. The song ‘Don’t fight it baby’ sends the message to seize the moment in life, not to hold back and just go for it.

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