Eoin Dolan evokes a sense of nostalgic optimism with a vintage pop sound on new EP June Hope. Inspired by early John Lennon solo material, 1960s French pop and vintage calypso compilations, June Hope charts a journey from youth to young adulthood through the prism of seasonal change. Airy, light and thoughtful it is Dolan’s most personal record since debut release Placid Ocean and was recorded at home during the last two months of lockdown.
Eoin on June Hope: “Winters are fairly dark in the west of Ireland – what keeps you going are thoughts of a fresh spring and the warmth of a summer sun… I wanted to make a record that would capture that feeling. If you’re going to believe in anything, keep faith that there’ll always be better days ahead.”
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Eoin Dolan is a songwriter and producer from Galway, a seaside town on the west coast of Ireland. His music combines sublime and sometimes heartbreaking melody with lush instrumentation and a classic songwriting finesse to create a vintage psychedelic pop sound.
Eoin’s last single Superior Fiction was championed by BBC London’s Gary Crowley, BBC Wales Janice Long, BBC Radio Ulster Michael Bradley, Paul Mcloone Today FM, Frankie Francis Amazing Radio.