Daoirí Farrell on Christy Moore as an inspiration, and the beauty of ballads
The electrician turned singer, whose fourth solo album is out on February 24, lists the tracks and artists that have inspired him
“It’s always a treat to hear Daoirí Farrell sing,” says Christy Moore. This is a compliment that must mean more to Farrell than any other, since it was watching Moore on television that made the former electrician want to become a musician himself.
Today Farrell’s CV includes a string of acclaimed albums and awards (including the 2013 All-Ireland Fleadh Champion Singer), but he has never forgotten his roots at Dublin’s famous An Góilín. Members of ...