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Released 17th October 2014

Album Type: Album

Categorised under Indie Rock, Adult Contemporary, Alternative Folk, Contemporary Folk, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Traditional Folk, Traditional Celtic

This October 2014 the acclaimed Irish Singer and Songwriter John Spillane, celebrates 33
years of an ever-consistent vastly illuminating and exciting career within the world of
music. And what better way to celebrate than with a brand new album. On October 31st
2014, his brand new 10th studio album, ‘THE MAN WHO CAME IN FROM THE DARK’
will be released followed by a list of tour dates Nationwide.
Having sold over 100,000 albums in Ireland, John has also been awarded with two
Meteor Irish Music Awards for ‘Best Act Folk’ and ‘Traditional’ act. His songs have been
covered by many Irish folk lumineer’s such as Christy Moore, Sean Keane, Karan Casey,
Pauline Scanlon, Solas, Mary Black, Méav, Sinéad Lohan and Sharon Shannon.
Building on last years hugely popular album ‘LIFE IN AN IRISH TOWN’, which was
based on songs from the TG4 series SPILLANE AN FÁNAÍ (Spillane The Wanderer),
this year sees John traveling around Ireland and writing MORE BRILLIANT songs about
Ireland's towns, rivers, legends and people. The album's release will coincide with the
broadcast of series 2 of SPILLANE AN FÁNAÍ on TG4 in October 2014 (release 31st of

Track Listing:

1.  The Voyage of the Sirius 03:34  
2.  The Man Who Came in from the Dark 04:09  
3.  River Lee 05:20  
4.  Kells 03:21  
5.  Gorey 03:10  
6.  Ireland and Australia 03:20  
7.  Baile Átha An Rí 02:12  
8.  Killaloe 04:08  
9.  Youghal 03:12  
10.  Haitian Girl 03:18  
11.  Moone Boy 02:07  
12.  The English Market (Christmas Angel Song) 05:09  
13.  Prince's Street / Follow Your Nose 06:26  
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