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Hailing from Dublin Ireland, Richard Farrell is a singer, pianist, guitarist and producer.
An intuitive, thoughtful and soulful musician, the sensitive kind....
Richard now currently lives in Copenhagen honing his craft.
Taking the nectar from blues, latin and funk music, this sleek modern musician flowers to create an unique sound.Influenced by Tom Waits, The Dap Kings, Muddy Waters, BB King and Dr John. He stewed his magic to create his debut album 'Lights at Sea' with his band Richard Farrell and The Last Tribe and currently he is in the process of making his 2nd album with his Danish outfit of The Last Tribe. Richard (Vocals, keys, guitar) from Dublin, Ireland is a travelling man,from New Orleans to Havana, Cuba to Colombia, he has mixed around with the locals to discover the simple nature of their passion for music and to learn and absorb their different musical styles and cultures. With a rough, velvety and soulful voice, he commands a crowd where ever he wanders.
The blues has always been at the forefront of his life and he has always had an ear for other traditions including folk, soul, jazz and latin music.Having lived in Ireland all his life and played big festivals and venues such as Electric Picnic, Body and Soul festival , Vicar St and Whelans, Richard decided last year to move to Copenhagen to broaden his horizons.
He has released and written music for two albums in Ireland, ‘Trainman’ with a blues/rock outfit called History of Harry in 2008 and 'Light at Sea' with Richard Farrell and The Last Tribe in 2012. In 2014 he toured and recorded an album with Kammerpop , ‘Like a ride in the back of an ambulance’.This year Richard has written and recorded music with bass player and producer Laust Nielsen and they're looking to release a debut album under the name 'Trainman Blues', so keep an eye out for them.
Since moving to Denmark, Richard has played The Copenhagen Blues Festival in 2015, the Copenhagen Jazz festival in 2015 and 2016 solo and with his band Richard Farrell and The Last Tribe. 2017 is set to be a big year for Richard as he plans to record his 2nd album and release an album with Trainman Blues.