Stephen James Smith Releases Single ‘I’ve Had Lovers’
Stephen James Smith releases single ‘I’ve Had Lovers’, taken from his upcoming album ‘See No Evil’ due out 1st April 2022.
This spring sees Stephen James Smith embark on his 3rd tour of the UK & Ireland. However this time he will be on the road with a band and visual artist (Steve Simpson) as he performs poetry.
The 9 track album was recorded during lockdown in Co. Wexford, after Stephen found himself moving there from Dublin during the pandemic which presented the opportunity to work with Gavin Glass in Orphan Recording Studios. Stephen was awarded the Music Industry Stimulus Package under the Recording Stimulus fund to help with the making of the album which is due for release on ‘Nymphs & Thugs’ an independent record label based in the UK. Stephen is the first Irish artist they are working with.
The album is produced by Gareth Quinn Redmond and features a host of other artists such as; Conor O’Brien (Villagers), Jess Kav, Laura Quirke (Lemoncello), Cormac Begley, Camin Gilmore (Sun Collective / Crash Ensemble), Aidan Murphy, Conor Cunningham and Albert Karch.
8th April – Pepper Canister, Dublin
10th April – Bennigans Bar, Derry
22nd April – Presentation Centre Enniscorthy, Wexford
23rd April – Monroe’s Tavern, Galway
30th April – The MAC, Belfast
6th May – Coughlan’s, Cork
18th May – London Irish Centre
19th May – Carole Nash Hall, Stoller Hall, Manchester
21st May – Thorner Victory Hall, Leeds
22nd May – The Hug and Pint, Glasgow
The UK tour has kindly been funding by Culture Ireland.
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