John Francis Flynn interview: ‘I’m always on the lookout for something I can connect with emotionally’
The Dublin singer-songwriter’s debut solo album was born out of his desire to go down an interpretative route, exhuming gems from the back catalogues of folk legends like Ewan MacColl and Shirley Collins
Almost out of nowhere, Dubliner John Francis Flynn has delivered his first solo album and been collecting advance praise from a variety of tastemaker outlets. And yet Flynn isn’t a newcomer at all.
I Would Not Live Always will be released at the end of this month, but Fltnn remains a member of the Irish traditional group Skipper’s Alley, whose 2015 self-titled debut was described as “gloriously three-dimensional”. You might say the same...
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