Kinnitty manager has high hopes for duo

KINNITTY manager John McFadden has high hopes for James O’Connor and Audrey Trainor who release their new high octane single “Mr Fake” on Friday May 27.

KINNITTY manager John McFadden has high hopes for James O’Connor and Audrey Trainor who release their new high octane single “Mr Fake” on Friday May 27.

John led the duo into the top 10 last year, and has scored four top 20 albums, including two top 5 hits, such as 2010’s “I Love Festival”.

Mr Fake, produced by Chris O’Brien and Graham Murphy from the Production Suite, James’ vocals, combined with Audrey’s orchestral violin manoeuvres’ blend the songs’ lyrics which question reality, conscience and imitation together; resulting in an intense energetic, exciting contemporary Celtic pop song.

The duo hit the road from May 20 touring and promoting “Mr Fake” with a combination of support slots, the official launch party, instores, festival appearances and radio interviews. Their new album “From Now On” is scheduled to be released in the autumn.

Mr Fake follows a great year for James and Audrey, who scored their first top 10 hit last year with “Falling Up” reaching No.9 and many festival appearances including Electric Picnic and Helium Festival.

The pair will launch their new single at Heartbeat City Tullamore on Friday May 27 at 4pm.

James O’Connor a 25 year old musician from Laois, has been writing songs for the last number of years. 2007 marked James first appearance in the Irish charts with his playlisted track “Mr Moon” appearing on the top 5 album “Our Space”. In April of last year, James and his musical collaborator, Audrey Trainor reached No.9 in the Top 50 singles with their debut EP “Falling Up”.