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Dave Thomas O’Gorman ‘Stay Unknown’ Out Now

October 28, 2022

“The smoothest songsmith in the room…classic songwriting” (

“What a voice!” (BBC Radio Ulster)

“There is a whole country ready to fall in love with this music”, “great voice”, “very deep thought provoking lyrics”  (Beat FM)

Dave Thomas O’Gorman’s unique mix of dream pop and indie folk continues to grow an avid international following of thousands.

His profile has been boosted thanks to some of his own musical heroes. James Taylor endorsed Dave’s version of ‘You Can Close Your Eyes’ on social media. Feist invited Dave to showcase his music at her concert in the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. A cover of St. Vincent ’s ‘Slow Disco’ has been watched over 1.5 million times on social media receiving over 55 thousand reactions and shares.

As well as performing at the Longitude Festival, Dave has had the privilege of headlining the esteemed Ruby Sessions and performing in leading Irish venues such as NCH, Whelan’s and The Sugar Club.

“Endlessly consoling melodies and vocals that parallel… the softer and ethereal side of folk.” (A&R Factory)

“So unassuming…could really get under your skin” (BBC Radio Ulster) 

“Sooth your mind with his soft vocals, enchanting acoustic guitars and descriptive songwriting” (Sound Vapors)

Dave’s music has featured on radio both nationally and internationally on RTÉ Radio 1, BBC Radio Ulster, Newstalk FM, Radio Nova, KCLR 96FM, Midlands 103, The Acoustic Yard Radio Show, FM 104, Dublin City FM, Shannonside FM, RTE 2XM, Galway Bay FM, Carlow FM, Flirt FM and PLAYIRISH RADIO. 

His previous single, ‘The Sweetest Blood’, was chosen as Song of the Week by Ocean FM. 

“Delightfully styled…sweet and sentimental yet made up of substance and reckoning” (U&I Music Magazine) 

“Enchanting acoustic guitars and descriptive songwriting…The Sweetest Blood’, has a soft touch but has a lot of bite” (Sound Vapors)

Previous release, ‘With No Control’, also received much acclaim:

“[With No Control]  glistens with a spacious and warm production…classic songwriting” (Broadsheet)

“A beautiful gem” (Midlands 103FM)

“An absolute piece of magic” – (Dublin City FM)

A former winner of the all-Ireland Slógadh music competition and holder of a Master’s Degree in Music & Media Technologies from Trinity College, Dave’s musical journey continues with the release of his dreamy new single, ‘Stay Unknown’.

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