My Brother Woody
Listen to his song 'Serotonin Girl'
Brother Woody is the creation of 24 year old Irish songwriter and
multi-instrumentalist Michael Cleare. Michael has played extensively around
Ireland, sharing the bill with the likes of Mundy, Turn, Marc Carroll, the
Chalets, Roesy and Colm Quearney, receiving airplay on Today FM (Ray Darcy
show), 2fm (Dan Hegarty show) and a number of Dublin based radio stations.
Having spent a year writing and recording in San Francisco, he returned to Ireland to put the finishing touches to his debut e.p (from which the MP3 'Seratonin Girl' is taken from). The songs were recorded in various bedrooms between San Francisco and Offaly on an 8-track machine.
The songs on My Brother Woody are hook-laden and harmony-driven, full of warm, infectious melodies, recalling the sound and style of legendary American bands such as the Beach Boys and Big Star, as well as more modern purveyors of good vibrations like Teenage Fanclub.
There's a sweet, innocent, wistful quality to the music. A breath of fresh air - like fellow West Coast pop enthusiasts the Thrills - into a sometimes overly earnest and introspective Irish songwriter scene.
My Brother Woody was voted 5th most outstanding new artist on the Irish scene in the cluas.com 2003 readers' poll.
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|File Format||Download link||File Size||Approx download time (56k modem)|
|MP3||Download here!||1.8 MB||5 minutes|
|Windows Media||Download here!||1.4 MB||4 minutes|
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|MP3||Listen now!||Not recommended for 56k (or slower) modems|
|Windows Media||Listen now!||Recommended option for 56k modems|
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