Seán Keane (singer)
23rd August 1961|
Caherlistrane, County Galway, Ireland
Seán Keane was born in a small village called Caherlistrane near Tuam in County Galway into a musical family, including his renowned sister Dolores. He took a first prize in the Connaught Fleadh for singing in English.
Together with Frances Black and others he was a founder member of the group Arcady. He was voted Performer of the Year by readers of Irish Music Magazine in 97/98 and 98/99, and called "the greatest Irish musical find of the `90's" (London Independent), and "the fastest rising star of the Irish music scene" (Irish Times). His musical voice is unique and his songs encompass a mixture of traditional Irish folk music, pop, blues, and country.
Seán Keane has released eleven solo albums and collaborated on five others.
- All Heart No Roses - 1994
- Turn A Phrase - 1996
- No Stranger - 1998
- The Man That I Am - 2000
- Seansongs - 2002
- Portrait - The Best Of Sean Keane - 2003
- You Got Gold - 2006
- An Irish Scattering - 2008
- Valley Of The Heart - 2009
- Never Alone - 2013
- Christmas by the hearth - 2014
- Gratitude - 2018 (with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra)
- The Irish Scattering - 2008
- Sean Keane Live - 2016