An Irishman Abroad

Danny O’Reilly (From The Patreon Archive) - Live from the Galway International Arts Festival: Episode 202

July 31, 2020

This week The Coronas frontman, Danny O’Reilly, joined Jarlath on stage at the Galway Arts Festival to discuss how things have changed for him since Danny’s first appearance on the podcast three years ago. Danny spoke openly about walking away from Island Records to start their own label (4:00) and how he now keeps his private life away from the media spotlight having learned from past experiences (45:00). While discussing the bond between The Coronas, Danny explains why he does not think the band will ever break up and why going solo is not on his radar (24:00).

 

From taking notes while watching Coldplay in Croke Park (23:00), to his mother paying him to learn the guitar (36:00) and tricking his audiences (19:00), this episode is a hilarious and fascinating conversation with one of Ireland’s finest musical talents.

 

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