Anamoe Drive is not what you'd typically expect from Oisín Furlong. The Dublin singer-songwriter is usually a little more abrasive – his grunge punk band Thumper are practically an institution in Dublin. But "Goodbye & Goodluck" presents a gentler picture, in what is hopefully the first of many new solo releases from Furlong.
The single is simple and sweet, and trades in cutting guitar for a delicate melody. "Goobdye & Goodluck" was "originally intended to be a the first of a series of phone recordings I would release," Furlong writes. "The song was gradually brought out of itself over a series of months by producer Brendan McGlynn, creating an entirely different sound than the solo sound I was imagining. Anamoe Drive will be a reaction to this new sound - intimate songwriting, coupled with full arrangements."
Feature image by Ali Waters.