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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.
I’m really pleased to share this video for ‘Being Human’. It's my favourite song on the album ‘Awaken’ and is a very raw and honest reflection on my life. To me it’s about appreciating the people that I’m surrounded by and feeling peaceful and happy. The video is...read more
UPDATE: Really sad to announce that Caoilfhionn will be unable to play this years Bluedot Festival, Boomtown Fair and all other summer festivals and shows.Thank you for all the kind messages and wishes as she continues her recovery.xSadly we've had to...read more
I started writing 'Look At You Now' in beautiful Genoa when I was on my first busking trip 3 summers ago. We've had some really amazing trips across Europe, Rich Williams has made a video montage of our travelsI'm looking forward to gigging more, follow this link to...read more
Happy International Women's Day! I'd like to share a few things with you to celebrate this day and every other day of amazing women 😃I really enjoyed writing this blog post for Bitter Sweet Symphonies for IWD. I talk about Polly Paulusma and how much her music and...read more
I really enjoy planning so I’ve been mapping out a wavering route through 2019. In-between writing new songs, we’ve got some really nice gigs coming up, here’s a list x #gigs#livemusic #goodplan #caoilfhionnrose#awaken #travelling #vanliferead more
It's super that 'A New Day' was included on Alabaster DePlume's wonderful & eclectic show 'Realistic Behaviour' on WorldwideFM. It's full of enchanting sounds from Avital Raz, Homelife, This is the Kit and I've made lotsa new great discoveries from Mike...read more