Wexford, County Wexford
Davy Lyons is a singer and songwriter from Wexford. With a craft honed in bars, on streets, playing with friends and sat at a desk, his songs are rooted in the folk music of Ireland, a most nourishing element of his upbringing. Filtered through that tradition they are his self-investigation, songs that tell stories in ballad form and forms more modern, with a poetic density that is both intense and rich in lyrical imagery.
“I often feel that if I don’t write life is lost, that somehow all music or writing or painting or sculpture is just a game played in an attempt to cheat death, the inevitable defeat which awaits us all. And so, music and writing, my work, is my play and story, songs to be shared in ceremony”