One of the most lauded artists to emerge from Ireland’s unparalleled folk music scene, Niamh Bury shares her debut album Yellow Roses on Friday 29th March 2024. PRE-ORDER HERE.

Produced by Brían Mac Gloinn (Ye Vagabonds), Yellow Roses features 10 exquisitely-crafted songs, including the tracks ‘Beehive’, ‘Who Am I To Tell Him?’, ‘Discovery’ and the most recent single ‘Budapest’, which is accompanied by the dream-like official music video.

Niamh says of the single: “Budapest was written during a cold February in Dublin. It’s about the places we escape to in our imaginations – outer space or a city we’re dreaming of packing up and leaving to. It’s about the yearning to step outside of your own story to chase that feeling of being a small part of a bigger picture.”

Ever since Niamh Bury debuted her first single – the mesmerising ‘Beehive’ – in July 2023, listeners have been entranced. Her vocals and songwriting prowess are rightfully lauded, but the technically-skilled musicianship possessed by Niamh is so evident on Yellow Roses that it cannot be overlooked – this is an incredibly accomplished debut record.

In Niamh Bury’s music, listeners can hear a diverse range of influences from artists as varied as Fiona Apple, Bright Eyes and Paul Simon, as well as the amalgam of folk, classical and alt-rock music that formed such an integral part of her childhood. Niamh grew up in a musical household on Dublin’s northside; her mother is a classically-trained pianist and her father is a guitarist and singer. “My mum is the classical side of my brain; she’s an amazing piano player. She plays Rachmaninov, Chopin… There was always a lot of classical music in the house, and my mum would often take me to the National Concert Hall,” says Niamh. “My dad is more like the folk side of me; he’s an amazing guitarist and singer. He’s a great showman and a storyteller – and he has the most beautiful voice.”

This intricate mix of influences are apparent on Yellow Roses, from the sublime piano intro on album opener ‘Discovery’ to the closing bars of ‘Budapest’, with its delicate piano and cello sounds continuing to swirl like leaves in the wind long after the richness of the vocals and guitar have settled. Niamh’s lyrics and subject matter display a mature but wondrous world view couched in hope and appreciating the beauty and complexity of the world around us.

April will see Niamh embark upon a live tour of Ireland and the UK, with a hometown date at Whelan’s Main Room in Dublin on the 28th April. For the full list of tour dates visit HERE.

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