Debut Album Out Now
“The sublime voice of Emer Dunne. ‘Hourglass’ is a fabulous album from start to finish”
Rising Time RTE Radio One
“Emer Dunne is definitely a rising star. There is a purity and strength to her voice ..a hugely impressive production.”
Mark Lysaght, Irish Music Magazine
“A unique spin on a collection of timeless folk songs, giving them a fresh and well polished sound … and with her trademark soaring voice, there is a hearty appetite for what ‘Hourglass’ has to offer.”
Tanis Smither, Hot Press Music Magazine
Irish singer, Emer Dunne has just released her beautiful & and highly anticipated debut folk album, ‘Hourglass’, with well-known producer, Bill Shanley (Mary Black, Gilbert O Sullivan).
With great reviews from Hot Press and Irish Music Magazine to name but a few and traction on regional, national and internation radio, word is spreading of this soaring voice.
Although hindered from live performances, 2021 has seen Emer rise on the Irish folk scene. Featuring on RTE television’s ‘Today’ show and releasing two singles, ‘Daisy’ and ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’, this songstress has had a very successful year. Both singles went to No. 1 in the Irish iTunes charts, received a great response.
“Emer’s warm vocal brings the Celtic Spirit into life” – Jana Music Review.
Emer possesses a very natural talent and her sound has been described as one of the most clear and beautiful voices to emerge on the Irish music scene. A captivating live performer she has proven that she can work with Irish, classical, and modern styles.
“Emer is a singer and musician whose eternal optimism and hard work will surely be rewarded when the half light of these days gives way to a full dawn” – Irish Independent, August 21.
Electronic Press Kit
“…Emer presented Irish music at the highest level with one of the clearest and most beautiful voices in the current Irish music scene. The award-winning members of her band, Drua, displayed their artistry and used their craft to connect a lot of feeling. The musicians, together with the impressive singer, generated a unique groove which captivated the listener….”
Music, Tradition and Guinness from the Emerald Isle. Review from Germany.
Get to know a little more about Emer and the stories behind the songs. Keep up to date with the latest performances, news, music and stories from the Emer Dunne Blog.
‘Hourglass’ is an array of timeless and deeply rooted folk songs produced by Bill Shanley and featuring the soaring and……