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Caoilfhionn (pronounced Keelin) Rose is a singer, songwriter and producer from Manchester. Emerging from a diverse music scene, she ties together remnants of Manchester’s musical past with its evolving present. She has collaborated with musicians from around the world and is perhaps best known for her work with Vini Reilly of Durutti Column: Collaborating on four songs on The Durutti Column – Chronicle LX:XL album.
Caoilfhionn’s music draws on a diverse range of influences from The Mummers, to Rachel Sermanni, Melody’s Echo Chamber and Broadcast. She also professes to a love for beautiful, stripped back, piano based music, such as Dustin O’Halloran and Peter Broderick. Vini Reilly from The Durutti Column is a big influence and inspiration as is her immediate environment. With Manchester’s Fletcher Moss Park especially inspiring. Her debut album Awaken is released October 2018 on Gondwana Records. A deeply collaborative recording, co-produced by Matthew Halsall, Caoilfhionn and members of the band it is a rich tapestry that draws on folk, psychedelia and subtle electronica influences to produce something expansive, fragile and experimental.
My album 'Awaken' is out today on Gondwana Records You can stream it or buy a CD or vinyl here: https://gondwana-records.lnk.to/awdYrFA It feels great to finally share it with you! ‘Awaken’ represents a new beginning to me, it’s my first collection of...read more
Played my first @sofarmanchester today at lovely @popupbikes - such a special event and great to...read more
We played a session for Worldwide FM on the Gondwana Records show with Matthew Halsall last week and you can watch the session again here. You can also listen to the whole show and interview over at...read more
'Awaken' was played on BBC6Music a couple of times over the weekend on BBC Introducing. Thanks to Tom Robinson for including it on your Mix Tape. It was funny to see my name on the TV at home :).read more
Happy days, I now have copies of 'Awaken' on vinyl & CD 😀 If you would like one, you can pre-order it here: https://caoilfhionnrose.bandcamp.com/album/awaken Or come along to our launch on Sunday 14th October...read more
‘Under The Night Sky’ stemmed from wanting to write something a bit more ambiguous and descriptive rather than personal and direct. I was attempting to write a poem which eventually formed the lyrics and the melody followed. The video was filmed over...read more