DAITHI: ‘Falling For You’ and Holiday Home EP

Daithí - Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
by Danielle Holian

Daithi releases his new single ‘Falling For You’ featuring Sinead White And will release brand-new EP Holiday Home in March 2017.

‘Falling For You’ is the follow-up single to his Tribes EP and its single ‘Mary Keanes Introduction’.

“At the start of 2016 I bought a field recorder and started recording the sounds of the west of Ireland in an attempt to build a library of samples completely unique to me. I started renting out houses along the coast for weeks at a time, bringing a make-shift studio with me to islands like Achill and Valentia. Once I had some music together, I brought some of my favourite vocalists out to the west, away from the pressure of the normal recording studio environment. The result is Holiday Home, a 5 track EP built completely in the west, using sounds from the west,” Daithi spoke about the EP.

“Falling For You was one of the first tracks I wrote using my own natural samples. The sea sound is from Inch beach in Cork, the bell sounds are cut up samples from a wind chime I found in an Airbnb in Achill. Sinead recorded these vocals on Valentia with me, and I think it’s my favourite vocal I’ve ever worked on. It’s so undeniably Irish, but feels modern at the same time, which is kind of my buzz,” Daithi spoke about ‘Falling For You’.

Stream Falling For You.

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