Corner Boy

Wexford, County Wexford

Winter 2012 in the railway town of Lennoxville, two hours east of Montreal, Canada.
Mick D’Arcy begins to explore the process of emigration from his native Ireland.

A small collection of songs are written forming Corner Boy's early identity.
Travel & live shows across North America ensue. D’Arcy returns home to his native Wexford in the South East of Ireland, songbook in hand.

Attracting the attention of local musicians; Cian McGovern (Accordion, piano), Michael Sutherland (Drums) & Matthew O Brien (Banjo, guitar) Corner Boy is formed

Touring extensively in; Ireland, UK, Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East their music receives widespread national/international radio and television coverage. All 4 of their early singles (Ghost town city, True North, Morning morning and Untie the noose) reach #1 in the Irish iTunes folk charts with their single Morning, morning also charting at #1 in the Dutch world music iTunes charts. They feature at Ireland’s largest music festivals including; Sea Sessions, Indiependence, Knockanstockan, Electric Picnic

In 2017 Corner Boy began a six month process of writing & demoing which inspired a collection of new material due for release in 2018. Under the direction of grammy award producer Ted Hutt the Goodbye Old Holy EP is recorded in Grouse Lodge Studios, Ireland & mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, Los Angeles.

The first single from this EP: Goodbye Old Holy was released in June, 2018. The second single from the EP Moira (Under the Pale Moonlight) will be released in September 2018.

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