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Brendan Hickey

Rank #49 IE Dublin, IE Alternative / Poetry / Blues

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Sounds Like: Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, bren's launch crew

Bio: I've been writing since the late sixties but only released my debut album "Vergions" produced by Karl Odlum 2010. It consists of 16 poems put to music by a variety of wonderful musicians. It is available on iTunes at http://www.itunes.com/brendanhickey. I do occasional gigs with my band Bren's La... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Over 2,000 recordings from the On The Verge files have now been shared with y'all through "Sráidbhaile" @ http://t.co/t01uoMgxZ4

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“Review of “Vergions” by Brendan Hickey Dublin Poet & Radio presenter Posted on November 22, 2010 by gigspy12 I was never a man into poetry, yes I’m a shallow fish. Having received a copy of Brendan Hickey’s debut album “Vergions” released this year, I have changed my mind. Maybe I have matured, people who know me will be glad to hear that. My friend informed me that Brendan has a weekly show on DSFM www.ontheverge.ie where he brings in unsigned acts to promote their new material etc… and he has done this for a number of years. Well it’s time Brendan gets some kudos, for a change, for this brilliantly written & produced album of poetry accompanied with some nice music. “a tear displays her need for him..” taken from “She wont call” track 5 on this excellent album of sheer beauty, and elegance with a tinge of darkness, from a well read Dublin poet. This time, instead of giving the accolades, he receives one from me. The perfect Xmas gift !”
—  Gigspy, Gig Spy
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POST LAUNCH UPDATE
Aug 30, 2013
Myself and the band had a fantastic time launching my new album “Melting into On... [more]
091212NEWS/”ENDING TO BEGIN”
Dec 9, 2012
After at least 2,000 shows at Dublin South FM, I’ve decided that the end of a 16... [more]
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  • suzy bevan (Artist) suzy bevan
    ''Idle Idols'' is cool.
  • J Elizabeth Hardges (Artist) J Elizabeth Hardges
    THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! If you'd like to be friends on facebook just send me an invite and I will accept... http://www.facebook.com/j.elizabeth.hardges
  • Goddess  Naive (Artist) Goddess Naive
    came by 2show support please dont forget to return some, n I would luv 2have u as a youtube friend here is my link below http://www.youtube.com/sonaiveone
  • KC Daleigh (Artist) KC Daleigh
    Cool sounds and great lyrics in your poetry. I like it! ~KC
  • Half Past 3 (Artist) Half Past 3
    Greetings from eastern panhandle of WV (USA), keep on rockin!
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding words my friend!!!
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