Over the past number of weeks we have being listening to the Irish artist Aoife Nessa Frances. She released an album at the beginning of this year titled ‘Land of No Junction’.
Upon release the popular Pitchfork website described the album as saying
“The Irish songwriter’s voice shines like a headlight in fog. Her debut abounds with deceptively serene serenades and surprising lyrical shifts.”
Aoife McCarthy left the progressive south Dublin school, Newpark Comprehensive, more than 10 years ago.
The singer – whose stage-name includes her middle names Nessa Frances released Land of No Junction earlier this year and it has already garnered the sort of ecstatic advance acclaim that all artists dream of.
She is not a newcomer in Irish music circles – she cut her teeth in a number of bands and earned positive notices during her membership of the well-respected, but little known ‘Princess’