Dublin singer-songwriter Keith O’Connell has completed recording his debut album, ‘Genetic Lottery’. Keith’s music has been played on FM104, 98fm, Radio 1, WLRfm, Dundalk fm, KCLR fm (and many more stations around Ireland) Keith studied music in the Ballyfermot Rock College in Dublin for two years and then proceeded to study music in Colaiste Stiofan Naofa in Cork for another year.
Keith, now 36, has also completed the music performance course in Kylemore College and is now concentrating on recording and performing his original songs. He has played support to various artists including Aslan (one of the gigs was in The Cork Opera House),
Mickey Harte and Picturehouse. Keith describes his style of music as “catchy, melodic pop-rock”, and in his live performances, he plays both keyboards and acoustic guitar to complement his songs.
The album “Genetic Lottery”, was recorded in Forkhill (near Newry) by producer/guitarist Dave Molloy using some of the top session musicians in the country and one of the songs, “Tomorrow” features sax from New York based musician Richie Cannata (he played on all the Billy Joel hit songs and also played with The Beach Boys) The album was mixed by Steve Power in London (He mixed and co-produced all the Robbie Williams albums with Guy Chambers) Check out www.facebook.com/keithoconnellsongwriter for more details about Keith.