He catches lightning in a bottle again on this track. This album is incredible! The often stripped-down beat is effective and allows Kennedy’s vocals to be the focal point. The backup vocals are magical. There’s a longing to the lyrics that tackle two big subjects – love and fear.
Dermot Kennedy is a 27-year-old Irish singer-songwriter and musician. He studied classical music for three years. He's currently signed with Interscope Records. "Outnumbered" was his first hit single released this year. Kennedy grew up in a small town called Rathcoole, in County Dublin, Ireland. He started playing guitar at age 10 and started songwriting in his teens. His parents were very supportive of his musical endeavors. Kennedy's father used to frequently drive him into Dublin to perform at open mic nights before he could drive. Sources: gq-magazine.co.uk, interscope.com