"Slopey”, was Hugh's first digital release - available here and elsewhere on CD Baby, iTunes and Amazon; it is an album of melodic and catchy songs showcasing a heart-worn, folk-soul voice, each track carefully hewn from granite-like dedication with trusty collaborator Jason Ellis. Think edgy yet tonally rich vocal delivery akin to Ray Lamontagne or even Nick Drake, with Lou Reed provider of lyrical slant.
Operating in the alternative/folk/folk-rock genre Hugh has left plenty of room for a boot-stamp of originality, where styles have a pendulum effect from track to track whilst still retaining soulful identity. Examples of this are heard on the mali-esque playfulness of “See Africa”, the sheer classic byrdsy tone of “Cupidz tune” and the intense brooding on “Crime”
Slopey was recorded in Tunnel Studios North Dublin.
More info about the artist on hughdoolan.tumblr.com/bio
released 02 February 2010
Rob Corbett: Drums, Bongos
Colette O'Leary: Accordion
Sinead Buckley: Backing Vocals
Jason Ellis: Bass, Backing Vocals, Drums (track 3), Electric Guitar, Whistle
Hugh Doolan: Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
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