This is a beautiful space in Floral Park Long Island. Its cosy , the foods great and it has a state of the art sound system . Michael performs a show with Mark Marshal on various strange and not so strange instruments..
come down , it will be a lovely evening .
see review of michaels last lasbum The Orchard below
Review: Michael Brunnock’s “The Orchard”
Enchanting and serene, Michael Brunnock’s “The Orchard” is a rich harvest of lush lyrics and moving melodies. Mixed by Grammy-award-winning Patrick Dillett and showcasing an array of guest musicians including Ari Hest, Glen Hansard, Julia Stone, and Joe Sumner, Brunnock’s third charms from first swell to last ebb.
Soft, White, and Indigo is a track true to its name – a delicate, toe-tapping number of lost-love and nostalgia. Brunnock’s velveteen vocals whisper in the ear with the softness of down and the very soul of the Emerald Isle. The imagery-rich Man Overboard tells of an emigrant’s quest for gold, only to find the greatest wealth was what he left behind.
The dreamy, whimsical tones of Song of the Lark weave a tapestry of simple and complex, rounded off by harmonies honeyed enough to lull the bees. The inspiring, upbeat message of Change conveys a vision dreamers everywhere share.
But perhaps the best was saved for last with the magnificent Down by the Araglin, a tribute to Brunnock’s balladeer grandfather. Lyrics so seamless and a melody so pure, one would swear it a traditional Irish song.
“The Orchard” is set to release in February 2012. With such marvelous musicianship, expert composition, and a conclusion so resonant, how can one not hit “repeat”?
Copyright: December 2011
POSTED BY KATRINA C.M. AT 8:30 PM
LABELS: CELTIC, MUSIC, REVIEW
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