EP Review: Sinéad McNally - 10,000

10,000 is the new EP from Dundalk's Sinéad McNally who is also the Play Irish Galway Bay FM featured artist for Monday's in August.

Sinéad is a full time singer-songwriter who writes radio friendly piano based pop songs in the style of Fiona Apple or Regina Spektor. Her voice carries that Dundalk accent with her to make it distinctly Irish and brings to mind Dundalk's most valuable export 'The Corrs'. Sinead is currently riding a tide of promotion with a successful gig in London's Olympic Park and radio airtime around the country. 

10,000 is a pretty good EP. There's no dire track on the EP but there's not enough to get me truly excited. I suppose that's down to the subjective nature of music but when it comes to piano based female songwriters I find it difficult to single out anything original. The songs to impress me on the EP are 'Let You Down' and the closing track 'Moody Blues' which you can hear below. 

There is enough of pop charm and singalong melodies in the EP to suggest that Sinéad McNally is in the process of beginning a long and successful pop career.

Sinéad McNally - 10,000 [8 out of 12]

Buy the EP: http://itunes.apple.com/album/10-000-ep/id546803028?v0=9988&ign-mpt=uo%3D1