songwriting has been peppered with influences as wayward as Jethro Tull, Crowded House, and possibly even a lengthy spell in the
company of Dave Lynch.
Shadowy figures lope and loiter in unlikely settings, and he clearly revels in the way his characters
look askance at the world. Elder's voice and wit hint at a creative spirit all his own."
- Irish Times.****
The Irish Independent & HOTPRESS gave him their seal of approval
...“Ireland has a new singer songwriter to be reckoned with!” The
announcement of this release date is great news for true music lovers – NOBODY KNOWS is simply a pleasure to listen to with
its perfectly eclectic blend of influences”‐
Roche has shown massive potential with his debut album 'Nobody Knows'. You can't but hear Tom Waits and
Leonard Cohen influences, but this is a fine true folk troubadour”.
Have a listen http://www.myspace.com/elderroche
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