Seamus O’Connor is a tenor singer and multi-instrumentalist who we were chatting about his single lonesome highway and Global Flu. Seamus is from Cork City Ireland which we mentioned before as it is the place Rory Gallagher grew up in. He goes under the name Seamus and the Prophets sings plays guitar keyboards and more today he is showcasing his latest musical works here on guitardoor.com.

https://youtu.be/yQvts7VS5Nc

What inspired you to enter the world of
music?

When I was in my teens I was listening to the music of the time. I Saw Depeche mode then Big country listened to a lot of The Police but when I saw Simple minds in the city hall in Cork I was hooked after that I started looking for a band that was 1984

How long have you been a songwriter and vocalist?

I tried to write my first song at 13 I was in a buddy of mines bedroom a year later we were jamming His mother heard me singing and said she liked it gave me the encouragement to pursue music

Lonesome Highway

https://youtu.be/mduKCDH7_bg

Do you attribute your work to personal life experiences as far as subject matter?


Yes about 80 percent of it when I was younger It was harder to write lyrics I was more self-conscious now when I write lyrics I say what I feel and touch them up afterward

What would you ultimately like to achieve through your music?


To release singles which I am doing through Spotify and YouTube and do an album sometime this year and to do more live gigs since the restrictions are gone nothing like playing live at a gig.

Update 2022 Sheamus O Connor has released his tunes on the following platforms Spotify, Apple music and Distrokid

How did you find “Your Sound” and feel your true self in music?

 Tenor on the lonesome highway


By going with the gut and my heart you can learn chords and listen to the people you follow your heroes and others and yes you need as many chords that you can learn. But in the end, it’s primal you go with your gut to find your sound

More from Seamus O’Connor

https://youtube.com/channel/UCLCKF_G1bih9VdyGf1cGVuA

Seamus and the Prophets on Spotify

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