After the success of his previous record ’Last Days Of The Night Owl’, Ultan Conlon returns in 2020 with his fourth studio album titled, ‘There’s a Waltz’, Recorded in LA in August of 2019.
‘There’s a Waltz’ is produced by Sean Watkins (Nicklecreek) and features some of LA’s best known session players. Gabe Witcher - fiddle (The Punch Brothers, Paul Simon) Don Huffington - Drums (Bob Dylan, Sheryl Crow) Sebastian Steinberg - Bass (Eddie Vedder, Neil Diamond) Sara Watkins - Vocals (Nicklecreek, I’m With Her) Rich Hinman - Pedal Steel (KD Lang, St. Vincent) Tyler Chester, Hammond and Piano (Jackson Browne, Andrew Bird).
Ultan has come off the back of sell out shows in Ireland, Los Angeles and opened for John Fogerty at Dublins 3 Arena, Brian Ferry at Summer Series at Trinity College and Mavis Staples at The Olympia Theatre. His songs have been covered by John Martyn and Mary Coughlan amongst others.
‘Ultan is one of the great new Irish singer songwriters’ Marty Whelan (Lyric FM)
‘Last Days Of The Night Owl’ RTE Radio 1, Album of the Week.
‘The Measure’, ‘Weak Heart Like Mine’ (Ft. Mary Coughlan) and ‘In The Blink Of An Eye’ all No. 1 Hit Singles on RTE 1 Airplay Charts