Fionn Regan

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Fionn Regan - Interview with Lauren Laverne

Singer-songwriter Fionn Regan joins Lauren for a chat about his new release in the 6 Music studios.

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Biography

Fionn Regan (born 1981) is an Irish folk musician and singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Bray, Regan came to prominence with the release of his debut studio album, The End of History in 2006. He had been releasing extended plays for six years prior to the album's release on independent record labels. Regan's second studio album, The Shadow of an Empire was released in 2010 to positive reviews and his third studio album, 100 Acres of Sycamore, was released in 2011. His fourth studio album, The Bunkhouse Vol. 1: Anchor Black Tattoo, was released in 2012.

Among the accolades Regan has received have been nominations for the Choice Music Prize in Ireland, the Mercury Prize in the United Kingdom and the Shortlist Music Prize in the United States. Regan has cited Bob Dylan and Neil Young as influences on his music and has been referred to by Lucinda Williams as "his generation’s answer to Bob Dylan."

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of 100 Acres of Sycamore

    100 Acres of Sycamore 2011

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    A satisfying third set from the Irish singer which leaves a warm feeling in the soul.
  2. Review of The Shadow of an Empire

    The Shadow of an Empire 2010

    Reviewed by James Skinner
    A brilliantly bold, robust work, showcasing real development.
  3. Review of The End Of History

    The End Of History 2006

    Reviewed by Rowan Collinson
    The Irish singer/songwriter has earned his 'troubadour'moniker with this warm,...