Interview: Donovan [Trad Fest Special]
We are delighted that this giant of the Irish-Scottish traditional music world took considerable time to complete our interview. It gives us a glimpse of his witty self before he headlines the tenth-anniversary TradFest Temple Bar. Donovan will be performing on Saturday, January 31st in the suitably stunning surrounds of Dublin Castle. Unmissable!
1. Who are you?
Poet of the ineffable
2. Where are you based?
At present, the Paradise we call Earth.
3. What achievements do you want me to know about?
Returned poetry to popular culture world wide.
4. What are you up to now?
Preparing for a busy year of live performance
5. Name something unique about you or/and your product?
I release the obscure emotions of the heart with certain styles of my music
6. What is the best song ever written?
Personal to each of us and impossible to choose
7. What's the best album ever made?
Hopefully it is yet to come.
8. What are your future plans?
I never think that far ahead (whoops ... thats a Bogart line from Casablanca )
9. Where can I spend money on you or your product?