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One of the most critically acclaimed Irish singer-songwriters, Joe Chester has won glowing plaudits from all the right places and received a Choice Music Prize nomination plus a nod for Best Irish Male in the Irish Music Awards for his 2005 debut album "A Murder of Crows". The Irish Independent called his 2008 single "Maybe this is not Love" Irish single of the year. His third album, "She Darks Me", was released in October, 2011 with Hotpress magazine describing it as, "stirring stuff. She Darks Me is elegant, measured and all the better for it. High time the listening public caught up with Joe Chester. 'She Darks Me' has all the makings of a sleeper hit."
Joe's fourth album, "Hope Against Hope" is released Friday, June 1st on a Pay What You Like basis from joechester.bandcamp.com.
Joe posts out-takes and demos here.
Buy "Hope Against Hope" as well as Joe's back catalogue at :