Gilbert O'Sullivan

Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, Cork

Tue 10 Sep 2024
8pm
€50.00



Gilbert O’Sullivan’s unique blend of melodic craftsmanship, witty wordplay, topical acuity and surrealist humour has given him an enduring and endearing career. His song writing knack has outlived and transcended fashion, global million-sellers and critical acclaim. Now recognised as one of our great singer-songwriters, he’s been championed in recent years by everyone from Paul Weller, Nina Simone, Mick Hucknall, Squeeze’s Difford & Tilbrook, Neil Diamond to Gary Barlow (whose Crooner Sessions Gilbert duetted on earlier this year), Empire Of The Sun, Boy George and The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess whose acclaimed ‘The Listening Party’ recently featured Gilbert’s Himself, Back To Front and 2022’s Driven albums and who recently joined him on stage for for a duet of ‘Nothing Rhymed’.
Gilbert O’Sullivan’s career has spanned 50 years. His first single success ‘Nothing Rhymed’ was released in 1970 and almost overnight it achieved Top 10 status In the UK and Europe charts. His 1971 debut album Himself was littered with the most perfect examples of his art and craftsmanship.
His second, 1972’s Back To Front, firmly cemented Gilbert amongst the world’s best, with Top 10 singles and no. 1’s around the world, including the

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Venue Info


Cork Opera House

Emmet Place, Cork
+353 (021) 4270022

www.corkoperahouse.ie

    



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