Discography

Singles & EP's

"Contender"

Released: 1995
Format: CD EP
Cat. No: RHCD002
Copyright: Rockhall Records

Tracks:
01. Alright Tonight (3:29)
02. Bottle Talk (5:28)
03. Rollercoaster (3:02)
04. Cardboard City (4:35)

Engineer – Larry O'Toole. Producer – Pete Holidai.

 

"Dublin Town"

Released: February 7 1997
Format: CDS
Cat. No: TID CD 012
Copyright: Treasure Island Discs

Tracks:
01. Dublin Town (Ska Mix)
02. Dublin Town (Dub (Linn) Mix)
03. Dublin Town (Acoustic Mix)

"Dublin Town is a song that is comprised of traditional instrumentation and a traditionally sung chorus, and it comes as a surprise when the rap kicks in. Damien Dempsey's Irish lilt gives a distinct edge of originality. Musically it's an upbeat, jazzy tune that reminds of Van Morrison. Unusual, unique and enjoyable."

 

"Chillin'"

Released: 2000
Format: CDS
Cat. No: ZINC 002
Copyright: Zinc Fence

Tracks:
01. Chillin'
02. I've No Alibi
03. Some Of These Girls Are Crazy
04. Bottle Talk (Live)

'Bottle Talk' recorded live at Temple Bar Music Centre, Dublin in September 1998.

 

"Negative Vibes"

Released: October 2002
Format: CD EP
Copyright: Damien Dempsey

Tracks:
01. Negative Vibes (Radio Edit)
02. Negative Vibes
03. Ghosts Of Overdoses
04. Jar Song
05. Factories

"Self-Released EP sold at shows when Damien supported Sinéad O'Connor on her Irish/UK/European tour 2002/2003."

 

"Negative Vibes"

Released: April 23 2003
Format: CDS
Cat. No: CLE001 / 6738152
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. Negative Vibes (Radio Version) (3:01)
02. Industrial School (5:26)
03. Negative Vibes (Album Version) (4:45)

Sinéad O'Connor contributed vocals on both versions of 'Negative Vibes'.

 

"Negative Vibes"

Released: 2003
Format: CDS, Promo
Cat. No: DD1
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. Negative Vibes (3:01)

 

"Apple Of My Eye"

Released: 2003
Format: CDS, Promo
Cat. No: DD2
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. Apple Of My Eye (3:45)

 

"Apple Of My Eye"

Released: March 2003
Format: CDS, Promo
Cat. No: DD3
Copyright: Friction

Tracks:
01. Apple Of My Eye (3:49)
02. It's All Good (4:26)
03. Negative Vibes (3:02)

 

"It's All Good"

Released: September 19 2003
Format: CDS
Cat. No: Cle002
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. It's All Good (feat. Sinead O'Connor) (4:24)
02. Party On (Live) (4:26) *
03. Beside The Sea (Live) (4:46)
04. You Were Always On My Mind (Live) (3:39) **

* From the album "Other Voices - Songs From A Room".
** Recorded at FM104 Radio.

 

"It's All Good"

Released: June 14 2004
Format: CDS
Cat. No: IRLCDS001
Copyright: Independent Records

Tracks:
01. It's All Good (4:22)
02. It's All Good (Album Version) (5:15)
03. Industrial School (5:28)

Released in UK on June 14 2004.
Sinead O'Connor features on 'It's All Good'.

 

"Apple Of My Eye"

Released: August 2 2004
Format: CDS
Cat. No: IRLCDS 002
Copyright: Independent Records

Tracks:
01. Apple Of My Eye
02. Beside The Sea (Live)
03. You Were Always On My Mind (Live)

“Apple Of My Eye” is taken from Damien Dempsey’s highly acclaimed album “Seize The Day”. The track is coupled with two live tracks: “Beside the Sea” (a contribution to “Other Voices, Songs From A Room”) and “You Were Always On My Mind” recorded as part of a live session on 104.FM Radio in Dublin in 2003.

 

"St. Patrick's Day"

Released: February 25 2005
Format: CDS
Cat. No: CLE 003
Copyright: Independent Records

Tracks:
01. St. Patrick's Day (Radio Edit) (3:33)
02. St. Patrick's Day (Album Version) (4:15)
03. Anywhere You Go (2:54)

 

"Hold Me"

Released: April 11 2005
Format: CDS
Cat. No: IRLCDS005
Copyright: Independent Records

Tracks:
01. Hold Me (Radio Edit) (3:42)
02. Hold Me (Album Version) (5:08)
03. NYC Paddy (4:55)

"The first UK single from Damien Dempsey's highly anticipated album "Shots", the follow up to the critically acclaimed "Seize The Day". Includes exclusive b-side track "NYC Paddy" taken from 'They Don't Teach This Shit In School'."

 

"Patience"

Released: May 13 2005
Format: CDS
Cat. No: CLE004
Copyright: Independent Records

Tracks:
01. Patience (Single Edit) (3:48)
02. Patience (Eno Mix) (4:03)
03. Patience (Desert Mix) (4:01)
04. Patience (Album Version) (5:07)

 

"Sing All Our Cares Away"

Released: June 20 2005
Format: CDS, Blue Disc Promo CD
Cat. No: IRLCDS008
Copyright: Independent Records

Tracks:
01. Sing All Our Cares Away (Radio Edit) (2:56)
02. Anywhere You Go (2:57)
03. Schooldays Over (2:49)
04. Sing All Our Cares Away (Album Version) (3:35)

Second UK single from the album "Shots". Promo comes in card sleeve.

 

"Hold Me"

Released: September 16 2005
Format: CDS, Promo
Cat. No: DAM 005
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. Hold Me (Radio Edit)
02. Schooldays Over
03. Norwegian Wood

Track 3 taken from "Sharon Shannon - The Collection 1990-2005".

 

"Your Pretty Smile"

Released: May 25 2007
Format: CDS
Cat. No: 88697107982
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. Your Pretty Smile (Radio Edit) (3:41)
02. Celtic Tiger (Live) (5:21)

First single from the new album "To Hell Or Barbados".

"Damien Dempsey is a great artist from Dublin whose influences include Bob Marley and Elvis Presley. It has the reggae vibe and works a touch of banjo in it towards the end."

 

"The City"

Released: August 31 2007
Format: CDS
Copyright: Clear Records

Tracks:
01. The City (Edit)
02. Jealousy (Edit)

'Jealousy' live from The Olympia, Dublin, December 15 2005.

 

"Kilburn Stroll / Fly Me To The Moon"

Released: November 16 2007
Format: CDS
Copyright: Sony Music

Tracks:
01. Kilburn Stroll (Radio Edit)
02. Fly Me To The Moon

 

"A Rainy Night In Soho"

Released: May 30 2008
Format: CDS (Ireland)
Cat. No: 88697324402
Copyright: Sony BMG

Tracks:
01. A Rainy Night In Soho (Single Edit) (3:32)
02. Johnny Jump Up (3:27)

 

"Happy Days"

Released: August 9 2014
Format: CDS (Radio Promo)
Cat. No:
Copyright:

Tracks:
01. Happy Days (3:39)
02. Sing All Our Cares Away (3:33)

 

"Chris And Stevie"

Released: August 9 2014
Format: CDS
Cat. No:
Copyright:

Tracks:
01. Chris And Stevie