Davey Long to Release ‘Ride The Wave’

July 19, 2021

‘Ride The Wave’ is the first single from Davey Long’s debut solo album ‘Eitilt’. The single goes on digital release on 23rd July 2021 ahead of the album release in Autumn 2021.

Davey Long is a songwriter and a multi-instrumentalist who is well known in the Irish music scene.  He has appeared on several albums including Celtic Woman’s GRAMMY nominated ‘Destiny’, The Fundamentals ‘Past and Present Collide’, Edison’s ‘Little Bohemia’, The Kilkennys’ ‘The Colour Of Freedom’, Emma Langford’s ‘Sowing Acorns’ and The Barnets’ forthcoming LP.  Davey co-wrote’ On The Carousel’ for Drops Of Green and the song went on to win an ASLR Celtic Music Award.

As a member of The Kilkennys, Davey wrote for the band and toured extensively worldwide.  He has performed at many prestigious music festivals including Milwaukee Irish Fest, Zwarte Cross, Temple Bar Tradfest and Smithwicks Source in support of Bob Dylan.  Davey’s poetry has been shortlisted for the Kilkenny Arts Office 2021 Poetry Broadsheet. His song ‘Lampedusa’ has been featured by the charity OPEN ARMS in their social media campaigns highlighting the urgent migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.

‘Ride The Wave was written in 2021 as a reflection on the precious nature of time.  The song is essentially about living life to the fullest.

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