Paul Tiernan: the man who in 2008 had a song (How to say goodbye) in Hollywood teen cult movie âNick and Norahâs Infinite playlistâ, who once played with the legendary Donovan, who has 7 solo albums released, who has played his trusty mandola with Nick Harper, Boo Hewerdine, Robyn Hitchcock, Mark Geary, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Sinead Lohan, Katell Keineg and Glen Hansard to name but a few. He also sang and played the same trusty mandola on Morcheebaâs album âBlood like lemonadeâ (released June 2010). In 2011 âHow to say goodbyeâ was in the English, Australian and Mexican top 30 Itunes singer-songwriter charts.
Before we forget, also a member of cult Irish band âInterferenceâ whoâs song of beauty and wonder âGoldâ featured in Oscar winning Irish film âOnceâ and is now a huge broadway hit. Paul continues to be a part of what is now a collective consisting of an eclectic mix of musicians including Glen Hansard.
Pauls 7th CD âThe Mystery of othersâ was released in April 2015 and signaled a departure from his previous releases...CD baby described it as a âA sensual concoction of musical mysteries, god, blood, love and the pursuit of happinessâ . Musician ie said: âGreat voices singing great songs, the simplicity of this formula delivered so beautifully has resulted in Paul Tiernan creating an album that is truly a gift to anyone who buys itâ
Paul released his latest CD âThe Invisible manâ in
March , 2019 inspired by and dedicated to all the
invisible men, women and children in the world.
Rock âN Folk (one of Franceâs major music papers) recently said âhe is
without doubt one of the best European singer/songwriters, a great
guitarist as well, equipped with a magic voice, a perfect mixture of
silk and grit. His song, âBreakfast in bedâ is a gem, a dream
impregnated with bittersweet nostalgia that never leaves us after
CD Baby have hailed Paul as âa true songsmith in the tradition of Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake and Paul Simonâ while also intoning of the album âEarthquakes is as fine an album as youâll hear this or any other yearâ.
Hereâs another quote from CD Baby (the worldâs biggest online distributor of independent cdâs) : âBelle is, without a doubt, one of the most memorable male folk albums to come through our doors in years.â
âHighly recommended!â Irish Times (Ireland)
âAlbum of the yearâ Today FM (Ireland)
âA wayward geniusâ Folk Roots (Great Britain)
âExceptionnelâ Liberation (France)
âThe master at the top of his gameâ Performing Songwriter (USA)
âOne of the most memorable male folk albums to come through our doors in yearsâ Cd Baby (USA)
âA very, very classy piece of workâ Big Issues (Ireland)
âUnexpectedly gorgeousâ Hot Press (Ireland)
âPaul Tiernan is in the top flight of contemporary singer/songwritersâ Folk Roots (Great Britain)
âPure magicâ Chris Clark SA Life Magazine (Australia)
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