Love Is Like a Violin

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"Love Is Like a Violin"
Single Love Is Like A Violin cover.jpg
Original cover designed and photographed by David Donohue
Single by Tír na nÓg
B-side "Daisy Lady"
Released April 1985 (1985-04)
Format 7"
Recorded 1985 at The Mint, Dublin
Genre Folk
Label Tír na nÓg
Writer(s) Leo O'Kelly
Producer(s) Tír na nÓg
Tír na nÓg singles chronology
"Strong in the Sun"
"Love Is Like a Violin"
Audio sample

"Love Is Like a Violin" is a song by Irish band Tír na nÓg. It was released in early April 1985 as a single, with a new version of "Daisy Lady" as its B-side to coincide with a 14-date Irish tour[1] after the reunification of the band. The tour ended on April 21 at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin.[2]

Format and track listing[edit]

Ireland stereo 7" single (TIR 1)
  1. "Love Is Like a Violin" (Leo O'Kelly)
  2. "Daisy Lady" (O'Kelly)



  1. ^ "we released Love Is Like A Violin/Daisy Lady (new version) in '85 to coincide with a tour in Ireland. No Label", Leo O'Kelly, 18 march, 2008.
  2. ^ "Ireland Newsline". Billboard. 1985-04-06. p. 9. Retrieved 2010-09-15. Tir na nog (...) have gotten back together for a new single, "Love Is Like a Violin", and a 14-date Irish tour.