Glare (album)

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Album Glare front.png
Original cover designed by David O'Toole. The photo was taken in 2000 by Barry Moore.
Studio album by Leo O'Kelly
Released February 2, 2001 (2001-02-02)
Recorded Sun & Clarinda Way Studios, Dublin
Genre Folk rock, Psychedelic rock, Rock
Length 42:59
Language English
Label Clarinda & 1st
Producer Trevor Knight
Leo O'Kelly chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Hot Press 10/12 stars[1]
The Irish Times 3/5 stars[2]
RTÉ Guide (positive)[3]

Glare is the first album by Irish musician Leo O'Kelly. It was originally planned for October 2000[4] but was released on February 2, 2001 in Ireland by Clarinda & 1st and distributed by Gael-Linn Records.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Leo O'Kelly except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Streets of This Town"   3:33
2. "Venezuela"   5:34
3. "Switch to Stereo"   3:38
4. "You Took All the Fun Out of It"   2:57
5. "Ricochet"   5:49
6. "14 Iced Bears"   2:59
7. "You Prefer Jim"   2:14
8. "This Plane Is Dragging Me Down"   4:43
9. "Love Between Us"   3:43
10. "When the Gate Squeaks"   3:46
11. "On My Way Home" Klaus Harvey 3:57
Total length: 42:59

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
Ireland February 2, 2001 (2001-02-02) Clarinda & 1st CD


  1. ^ Scan of the Glare review from Hot Press at Leo O'Kelly's official myspace.
  2. ^ The Irish Times review
  3. ^ RTÉ Guide review
  4. ^ "Leo's first solo album is complete and will be released at the beginning of October 2000 on his own label". Camouflage fanzine no.6 (autumn 2000) - p.2. Retrieved on September 30, 2008.
  5. ^ "Leo O'Kelly's new album Glare was released in Ireland 2 February. Glare will be distributed in Ireland by Gael Linn.", Leo O'Kelly's ancient website (from