ALAN BONNER has received considerable amount of airplay and recognition from BBC Music 6’s Tom Robinson and being featured on MTV Italy, Grazia, Gay Times, Attitude, Time Out London, RTE Ireland, Indie Berlin, QX Magazine and Surviving The Golden Age among others. Also having worked with producers Ninja Tune alumni Aneek Thapar on his 2016 album “Night Music”. The independent singer-songwriter Alan Bonner shares new EP titled “Songs In The Key of Sea – The Galway Bay’’ released on 6th April via Kobalt Label Services.
Having held extensive tours across the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia, USA and founded legendary music nights in Berlin at Laksmi & Alaska Bar, which attracted musicians from all over the globe. ALAN BONNER has performed highly rated festivals such as Komedia in Brighton, Leestock Festival in the UK, and Cantautori d’Italia, a Italian festival, and shared stage with artists such as English singer-songwriter David Ford and Fyfe Dangerfield of indie-rock band Guillemots as well as notable venues such as Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London. Influenced by legendary musician and artist David Bowie, American-Canadian singer Rufus Wainwright, ALAN BONNER’s music could be similarly described as a cohesive blend of vocal comparisons between artists such as Bon Iver, Ben Howard or James Blake.
ALAN BONNER’s “Tiergarten” is expressive self-reflection on journeying with hope, his use of melancholic pianos against female and male voices which compliment and sync like bright parallel auras all in uniform.
“Songs In The Key of Sea – The Galway Bay’’ was recorded in Galway, Ireland last Summer and features guest musicians from Galway’s thriving music scene. Commenting on the new EP, ALAN BONNER explains: “‘Songs In The Key Of Sea’ is an understated affair with no bells or whistles or overblown production. Just an honest snapshot of a moment in time. It is a love letter to absent friends and lost lovers. An exploration of love, loss, hope, and healing. Understated and heartfelt, resilient and hopeful.”