Ronan Conroy

Ronan Conroy – ‘Song To The River’ Video Release

Regular readers may recall my review of Ronan Conroy’s Discontent album last year.

I loved the album and at the time described it as “deep, dark, introspective and at times menacing.”  Ronan is now set to release a video for one of the strongest tracks on the album “Song to the River.”

Filmed and directed by Justin Wierbonski the video is shot in Black and White in a “film Noir” style that captures the mood of the song perfectly.  It is deep, dark and a little disturbing.  There is a sense of overwhelming loss and pain throughout the piece, a sense of being lost in a swirling rush of emotion, of powerlessness in the face of the strength of emotion.

Check out the video.  Ronan is on the internet here, on Facebook and he tweets as @Ronan_Conroy

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Hi, I am Alan. I live in Broadstone, Dorset with my wife, Shirley, my son, Ryan and two dogs called Bailey and Jasper. I have recently retired after working in the Armed Forces and in Public Service since 1977 so I now have a bit more time to do the things I love. Music is a huge part of my life and always has been. I have a broad taste in music and can find something to enjoy in most styles of music. I have always been attracted to music which has something to say, is outside the mainstream and is perhaps a bit rebellious. I guess my early influences were late 1970's Punk and new wave bands, especially those who came out of Northern Ireland where I grew up. I loved Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, Rudi, Starjets etc but also bands like The Ramones, The Clash, The Jam and so on. I like singer songwriters including Van Morrison, Springsteen, Neil Young & Bob Dylan and in recent years I have become more interested in folk and acoustic music but I also love the sort of high drive energetic Folk/Punk music delivered by bands like The Levellers, Leatherat, Ferocious Dog and many others who frequent the UK Festival scene. I have long since lost the desire to spend my holidays laying around in the sun and these days am much more likely to be found in a muddy field somewhere in the UK during the festival season.

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