Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy has had a pretty amazing 12 months with the release of his debut album 'Without Fear' in October , and a number of successful songs including, 'Outnumbered' and 'Giants'. However, despite his recent success, he's been working hard for the past four years as a professional, a passion which began way back at the age of After scoring a Number 1 position in the UK charts with his album, Dermot has been steadily getting more and more recognition over the past year - despite being stuck indoors like the rest of us during the global pandemic lockdown. In July , Dermot announced he would be teaming up with Normal People star Paul Mescal for a 'once in a lifetime concert' at the Natural History Museum, where they would be doing 'something truly unique' for fans. Paul also took to Instagram to share the news saying, 'Thank you so much dermotkennedy Tickets on sale very soon x'. The event called Some Summer Night took place on 30th July and saw Dermot and Paul perform with a full band in the iconic museum. In September he revealed that coming from Ireland kept him grounded as his career took off. Speaking to Billboard, Dermot said, "Being Irish means so much to me. The singer, who started on the streets busking continued, "I had support from everybody around me, to do whatever made me happy, but I knew from the start I could have a career in music if I kept at it and had patience.
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Considering that it has over million Spotify streams at the time of writing, this might be a potentially controversial call for my least favourite track from the album; but this just feels the least Dermot to me. Again, a strange call considering that Outnumbered netted Dermot his first ever UK top 10 single this week — but, I stand by it. The first completely new song on the record if you listen in order — which you should. It feels very much like a classic Dermot song, starting with a strong piano and powerful vocal — in fact, this track probably showcases the pure grit and soul in his voice as well as any other song on the album. My favourite part of the track is the marching band-esque drums that come in around halfway through and power this song home. I can definitely see this song soundtracking first dances for years and years to come. The first real, full production hip-hop song that was released by Dermot around 2 years ago.
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Dermot Joseph Kennedy  born 13 December  is an Irish singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known for his single " Outnumbered ". His debut major-label, studio album, Without Fear , was released on 4 October An avid football fan and player,   Kennedy started playing guitar at age 10, and songwriting at age 14; however he states that he did not begin to take music "seriously" until the age of He remained at university for three years. Kennedy developed his sound while busking in multiple cities, including Dublin and Boston in the United States.
Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy is one of those artists you discover and feel proud to have found before they blew up. I love all of his music, but am going to share my top three Dermot Kennedy picks to provide a starting line for new listeners. This haunting acoustic guitar-based track, recounting memories of a past lover, is the song that essentially broke Kennedy in the U.