MISS PAULA FLYNN

MISS PAULA FLYNN, the Ballygowan sparkling girl, turned down two album offers before she wrote and released her self-titled debut.

Recording a top 5 Irish chart single while still a Dublin City University student started this breathy vocalist out on the right note.

The 29-year-old Armagh native had toured the cabaret circuit as a backing vocalist to the likes of the late Joe Dolan and Declan Nerney before becoming Jinx Lennon’s musical sidekick for close to a decade. The folk seductress finally made an impression in her own right with a slow, sultry version of David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’, which was quickly snapped up by Ballygowan execs and finally the Irish public.

After fielding calls along the lines of, “Who’s the girl singing the Bowie song in that Ballygowan ad?”, EMI came on board and decided to release it as a single, which went on to top the Irish charts.

Resisting the pressure to release an album of covers, Paula went back to Dublin City University where she earned her Communications degree. With college out of the way her time was spent in the studio, when she wasn’t making radio documentaries or playing gigs with Jinx Lennon. Her 2008 Christmas single ‘Happy Christmas Valentine’ was the first fruit of the process and was co-produced with ex-Bell X1 mainstay Brian Crosby. Her debut album Miss Paula Flynn was released on 25th September 2009.

Hot Press has labeled her “an artist paying serious allegiance to her own muse”, and recommended that her debut “should be part of everyone’s healthy musical diet.”

www.myspace.com/misspaulaflynn
 

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