Peco released his debut EP 'And so I arrived at the start' in Oct 2017. He released two singles from the EP, 'Safe Haven' and 'Self Help - A Beginner's Guide'.
He is currently recording his debut solo album and his new material is moving away from the folk sound of his EP and into more melodic indie rock territory circa the late 80's and early 90's, inspired by The Cure, REM, James, Bowie, and the The Pixies. the album is due for release in 2019 on the Live Loud Music label.
“His lyrics are honest, impressive and hard hitting…There are echoes of Dylan and Jeff Buckley about him…A contender for the best Irish male artist that we will have for some time to come.”
“There's something strikingly likeable about this troubadour's music and lyrics…it has a warm familiarity…but his lyrics aren't naive or meaningless, they're backed up with thought and a restrained but intent-filled passion…he's giving us cause for great expectations.”
Remy’s Music and Film
“Peco McLoughlin, who hails from Kildare, is a songwriter and his music is as driven by words as it is by notes. His voice sounds Dylanesque, which is fitting, given his lyricism…If “Grace Isn’t Easy” and “Harbour Master,” are any indication, the album will be full of energy and narrative. Lyrics match spirit in McLouglin’s music; he’s a poet as well as a musician.”
The Irish Echo (USA)
"Peco's voice has a lovely MOR feel about it. I mean that in the best way possible. It's reminiscent of Colin Meloy of The Decemberists. It's amenable and feels like the average man talking to you…Peco is obviously a talented songwriter…The acoustic stripped back approach allows his words to shine. "Harbour Master" is a great example of this. Bursting into life with a real old sea-shanty feel to it, the tune builds into a fearsome chorus. Not bad for one man and his guitar…With the talented penmanship and a melodies that you can’t help but bob along to, Peco is an artist to keep your eyes on."
His debut EP, ‘And So I Arrived At The Start’ is available now from www.pecomusic.com and all good digital outlets
More info at www.pecomusic.com
|28 Jun 2018||20:00||East Side Tavern, 104 Leeson Street Lower, Dublin 2||wt support|
|5 Jul 2018||20:00||Foleys, Merrion Row, Dublin, Co. Dublin||Supporting Katie Gallagher @The Loft|
|7 Jul 2018||15:00||BARE in the Woods Festival, Borris House, Borris, Carlow||BARE|
|10 Aug 2018||20:00||The Secret Village, Ballaghaderreen, Co.Roscommon||Secret Village|