A graduate from the London College of Music in 2009, Conor Owen, has shared his debut EP with us. It has a very listenable folky vibe, I particularly like the last track, “Piece of Your Heart”. This is what the press notice says:
“The eagerly anticipated debut E.P ‘A Calling From The Shore’ from Ren, is scheduled for release on February 24th. Following up on releasing two singles in 2016, Ren sets the benchmark with this wonderfully rich and wanderlust soaked debut release, drawing comparisons to singer songwriting contemporaries such as Roo Panes, Scott Matthews, Foy Vance and Ciaran Lavery.
‘A Calling From The Shore’ is a luscious mix of Celtic infused storytelling, a classic songwriter feel, with a modern arrangement of both warm stirring string sections and tasteful lead guitar parts. The last song on the E.P ‘Piece Of Your Heart’ was recorded and produced at Jim Abbiss’ studio (Adele, Artic Monkeys, Kasabien) by his young protege George Chung. Ren and George will continue to work together on future recording projects in 2017. Exciting times ahead.
Ren is embarking on his first European tour this February with dates in France, Switzerland, Germany and Holland, culminating in a one off gig at Camden’s Green Note in London on March 8th for Time Out Magazine.
Here’s what some of the media have to say about Ren:
‘Makes you proud that we champion new and emerging music on the show when we get results like that’ Tony Gillham, BBC Radio
‘He just has that talent to create a whole universe in his music’ Sway and Breathe Blog
‘Atmospheric and mellifluous with a velvet voice’ Radio Shropshire“
For more information please get in touch with Conor: