Almighty Love

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Almighty Love
Studio album by Damien Dempsey
Released 28 September 2012 (Ireland)
1 October 2012 (Rest of the world)
Recorded New Air Studios, London
Genre Singer/songwriter, folk rock, Irish, reggae
Length 62:32
Label Clear Records
Producer John Reynolds
Damien Dempsey chronology
The Rocky Road (album) (2008) Almighty Love
(2012)

Almighty Love is the sixth studio album by the Irish singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey. Four years in the making, the album once again features Dempsey with long-time producer John Reynolds with Sinéad O'Connor again providing backing vocals on several tracks.[1]

Almighty Love was released on 28 September 2012, along with the title track as the first single. The album sees Dempsey continue his exploration of local Irish themes, but with a greater focus on wider themes such as love, peace and justice.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

The album Almighty Love contains eleven tracks and is sixty-two minutes in length.

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   1:16
2. "Almighty Love"   3:47
3. "Chris and Stevie"   5:58
4. "Born Without Hate"   5:57
5. "Bustin Outta Here"   5:41
6. "Fire in the Glen"   4:47
7. "Canadian Geese"   4:45
8. "The Good and the Great"   6:46
9. "Community"   5:51
10. "Moneyman"   5:26
11. "You're the Cure"   12:07
Total length:
62:32


A Deluxe Edition was also released, which included acoustic versions of Almighty Love, Community and Bustin Outta Here.

Credits[edit]

All music and lyrics by Damien Dempsey apart from track 6 written by Andy M. Stewart and the poem on track 4 written by Kate Tempest.[4]

  • Damien Dempsey - acoustic and electric guitars, piano
  • John Reynolds - piano, keyboards, drums
  • Sinéad O'Connor - backing vocals
  • Kate Tempest - rap on track 4
  • Clare Kenny - bass
  • Caroline Dale - cello
  • Seán Regan - fiddle, viola
  • John McLoughlin - mandolin, guitars
  • Julian Wilson - keyboards, piano, hammond

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Damien Dempsey, Almighty Love". emusic.com. 9 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Damien Dempsey - Almighty Love". Today FM. 9 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Damien Dempsey - Almighty Love Released". Damien Dempsey Official Site. 9 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Damien Dempsey - Almighty Love". iTunes. 9 October 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012.