Rhythm Nation: Peter Doran picks the playlist

The singer/songwriter from Mullingar chooses ten tunes that have inspired him over the years

2nd May, 2021
Rhythm Nation: Peter Doran picks the playlist
Peter Doran’s new single Blue Mountains is out now

Peter Doran’s new single Blue Mountains comes with an interesting back story. Growing up in Mullingar, the budding singer-songwriter had a musical mentor called Vinny Baker.

A few years after Baker’s sudden death in 2013, Doran acquired his acoustic guitar and has now used it to write a song he believes “was waiting in the instrument . . . a gift from its former owner.

“Everyone carries about an idea of paradise, a dream-perfect...

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