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Marjorie

by Jim McHugh

Released 2019
Released 2019
Indie Folk with a blend of rock
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Hailing from the neighbouring drumlins of Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, multi-instrumentalist Jim McHugh's style is likened to fellow troubador's Damien Dempsey and Seamus Fogarty.

In 2017 he drew upon his past and recent musical experiences to record 'Noise Machine', described as uncultured, indie folk driven rock that has a vibrant beating heart. Jim’s last release ‘An Muc Snámha’ an Irish language song celebrating both Seachtain na Gaelige and Bliain na Gaeilge was released in March 2018. …
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Avenue Road

by Jim McHugh

Released 2018
Released 2018
Avenue Road evokes the feelings of unrequited love; a young mans heartache echoing in the melancholic arrangements and lyrics
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Avenue Road is the brand new single release from Monaghan singer songwriter Jim McHugh. This song is about the roving’s of a young man around the border town of Dundalk and adjacent coastal village of Blackrock Co. Louth.
Avenue Road is the road that leads from Dundalk out to Blackrock and is where the love interest in the song lived. Unfortunately, she left for America and lost interest in him. Avenue Road evokes his …
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An Muc Snámha

by Jim McHugh

Released 2018
Released 2018
To celebrate Seachtain na Gaelige and Bliain na Gaeilge, Jim McHugh has composed a new song entitled ‘An Muc Snámha’ relating to the legend of St. Maeldoid and the swimming pig of Lough Muckno.
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To celebrate Seachtain na Gaelige and Bliain na Gaeilge, Jim McHugh will release a new song entitled ‘An Muc Snámha’ on 06th of March 2018. Jim McHugh comes from Castleblayney Co. Monaghan Ireland and the name Muckno is synonymous with the town, and is attached to the beautiful lakes and to the parish itself. The name Muckno is derived from the legend of ‘an Muc Snámha’ (the swimming pig). The legend depicts St. Maeldoid …
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Noise Machine

by Jim McHugh

Released 2017
Released 2017
Debut solo album,an emotional roller coaster of 12 original tracks
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A native of Castleblayney Co Monaghan Ireland, Jim McHugh's music is rooted in the worlds of Atmospheric Folk and Melodic Indie.
The roots of this original music stretch back to Jim's time performing and writing for many years with his band The Mandalas, previously known as Unaware. In late 2016, Jim drew on his musical past and more recent experiences to put together an album of 12 new songs. The songs flow through Indie and Up-Tempo Folk …
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