Lorraine Nash releases second single off her upcoming debut album
Songwriter Lorraine Nash returns with stunning new single ‘A Minute’ set for release April 7, 2023. The Kerry musician is thrilled to announce the release of her long awaited debut album All That I Can Be due out this summer alongside her first headline tour dates in Cork and Dublin.
‘A Minute’ is Lorraine’s second release in 2023 demonstrating her evolution as a songwriter and a hint of what her upcoming live performances promise. Showcasing Lorraine’s unique vocal with influence from Gillian Welch and Gabrielle Aplin, Lorraine allows herself to be her most vulnerable yet on new single ‘A Minute’.
Known for her image laden lyrics Lorraine arranges intricately interwoven harmonies with deceptively simple accompaniment. Her song writing has matured in the years since the release of her debut EP Wildflower in 2020. With a tone uniquely hers Lorraine’s vocal has grown in strength; displaying her ambition to continue to evolve as an artist and showcasing the potential that lies ahead for her. New single ‘A Minute’ offers a glimpse into the scope of her upcoming debut album All That I Can Be due out May 2023.
The independent release of her debut EP Wildflower in 2020 saw the multi-instrumentalist quickly become one of the most played female artists on Irish radio. As a creator Lorraine creates her own artwork and videos and used her skill on multiple instruments to self-record her eagerly awaited debut album alongside long time collaborator Pat Herring Ahern. Lorraine has wowed audiences at Cork Opera House, Tradfest, Right Here Right Now, (Indiependence presents) Autumn Air, Triskel Arts Centre, Kinsale Arts Festival as well as industry events Your Roots Are Showing and Music Cork. She regularly performs alongside John Spillane, Jack O’Rourke, Stephanie Rainey and The Lost Brothers.
Headline Tour Dates
May 18 – Whelan’s, Dublin
May 19 – Coughlan’s, Cork
Praise for Lorraine Nash
“Irish folk is in ruddy good health thanks to the likes of Lankum, Ye Vagabonds and John Francis Flynn. Kerry’s Lorraine Nash will likely soon join their ranks. The young folk singer does a fine line in robustly penned compositions that are beautifully sung and sensitively arranged.” John Meagher, The Irish Independent
“The future is her oyster. It must be brilliant when you have one hit single where you can say ya I really nailed it….but when people produce one after the next you have to sit up and take notice.” John Creedon, RTÉ Radio 1
“The release of Wildflower marks the 21-year-old multi-instrumentalist as a compelling new presence in Ireland’s thriving scene.” Hot Press Magazine
“Lorraine Nash is the real deal! She’s destined to be big.” Jason Collins, 8Radio
“Some really nice finger-picking country/roots here from Irish folk/singer-songwriter Lorraine Nash.” Tony Clayton Lea, The Irish Times
“Lorraine Nash is a skilled musician and talented lyricist who is developing her voice but deserves your attention now.” Americana UK
“For a debut EP we can only imagine that Lorraine will have big career in music, and Into the Melody are excited to watch and listen as she takes that journey and releases more music.” Into the Melody
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