Damien Dempsey

Damien Dempsey

Damien Dempsey began his musical career in the Ballyfermot ‘Rock School’ where he studied both musical performance and the practical side of the music business. The school had its own small record label where exceptional students were given an opportunity to release on the label. In 1995 Damien was chosen for this honor and released his first EP, ‘The Contender’.

In 1997 "Dublin Town", Damien's first commercial single, reached No. 18 in the Irish charts. Ireland's HOT PRESS remarked that it was "…an underground anthem for disaffected youth... more