Emerging songwriter David C. Clements is pleased to announce his Belfast album launch show at The Limelight 1 on Friday 11th March.
Following his sell out show in the Empire Music Hall in December, David C Clements is returning to the stage to launch his debut album ‘The Longest Day In History’ which is released on February 19th.
Currently based in Belfast, David has become recognised as one of the most captivating artists in Ireland. His is an epic and heavenly alternative folk; a mix of swelling melodies, heart stopping crescendos, and vocals touched with the ache of experience retelling tales that feel at once both insightful and familiar.
After a successful end to 2015, where he released the My Dear Mother EP and played to a sold out crowd at The Empire in Belfast, Clements is about to embark on a series of house concerts in living rooms across Ireland. “I really love playing these intimate shows. It’s a completely different experience from the full band shows. I get to spend time with so many great people & have the opportunity to share some of the stories behind the songs.”
Produced by Michael Keeney (Foy Vance, Duke Special, SOAK, Little Hours) the highly anticipated ‘The Longest Day In History’ feels timeless. Recorded live at Attica Audio in Donegal with his band, the album exudes genuine musicianship, raw power and a live energy that only happens when you put five guys, completely fluent on their instruments, in a room and let them do what they do best. “We wanted to work hard to get the right songs, start with good songs and don’t mess them up.”
“This is the album I thought I’d never get to make. Songs like My Dear Mother were born out of that frustration. It was the only song I wrote in that whole year. I used to beat myself up about not writing a lot, but the songs come when you have something to say. Sometimes writing is the easiest thing in the world, and sometimes you can’t imagine ever finishing a song again. Recording an album takes you on a journey, that’s something Keeney always says and I know what he means now.”
This will mark the start of what should be a very exciting year, Clements has managed to create a record that will instantly connect with music lovers the world over. His voice is undeniable, as is his live show.
Tickets are on sale now from www.limelightbelfast.com, www.ticketmaster.ie Katy’s Bar & Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. Northern Ireland customers 0844 277 44 55 & Republic of Ireland customers 0818 719 300