a complete sell out in Dublin's Whelans back in April,
Finley Quaye makes a triumphant return to the Capital
to play the Village Venue on Dublin's Wexford
In 1997 Finley Quaye released his debut album "Maverick
A Strike", which included the hits "Sunday
Shining" and "Even After All",
sold over five million copies world wide. That same year Finley scooped
'Best Male Singer' at The Brit Awards and
play every major festival in The UK and Europe. He was the opening
act for Oasis in Slane the same
Finley is currently busy finishing his new album which will be released
in 2010 and starts a major UK / Ireland Tour in September.
Maverick, now there's an overused word. Restless
Finley Quaye fits the bill perfectly with a multifaceted,
multi ethnic catalogue of music that somehow mashes pure pop to the
underground. He scored a solo record deal with Polydor Records 1994.
He began working with Epic/Sony in 1996 and in 1997 he reached the
UK Top 20 twice with 'Sunday Shining', and
'Even After All'.
‘Sunday Shining' was classic Finley with its
bizarre cross section of influences of Tenor Saw,
the Breeders and the Zombies mashed
His debut album Maverick A Strike is a masterpiece
capturing the sunshine vibe of primetime Marley but placing it firmly
in the concrete of mid nineties bohemian Britain and making it pure
pop. Finley's following two albums are even more musically satisfying
and challenging and were released on Epic, Vanguard (2000)
and Much More Than Much Love (2004). Quaye is readying
several albums. ‘Pound for Pound' and ‘The
Best Of The Epic Years' on Sony/BMG are both out this year.
'Straight From Country' a country album and also
'Pinnacle' which are both prepared for release in
He is currently living between London and Miami.