Kennedy’s voice has a wonderfully grainy howl. It’s special! And his songwriting is just as good. They are stirring and poetic. The song builds flawlessly into a strikingly beautiful crescendo. This song is off of this young Irish artist’s phenomenal debut album, Without 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