'Big HEART'
Coming February 26th

In the meantime, you can listen to Sean C Kennedy's latest hit single, 'Looking for Love'

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About Sean

Scotland born but Nashville based singer-songwriter Sean C Kennedy is known for his revealing yet purposeful lyrics and genre-fluid musical style. Influenced by the likes of Prince, Bonnie Raitt, Coldplay, John Mayer, Amos Lee and others, Kennedy has explored different angles, from folk and country to poprock, throughout the years. His latest EP ‘Let Life Love You’ has a strong electronic pop feel to it, but never loses its emphasis on a meaningful message.

Sean C Kennedy grew up in Scotland, within a musical family. Although music was ever present, Sean pursued a professional soccer career and successfully so. It was when he suffered a career-ending knee injury for which he needed a stam cell bone transplant, that music found Sean, and Sean found his voice and talent for songwriting. His musical career lifted off in a local band and soon took flight.

Travels to London and Nashville followed, where he worked with established artists and producers, including Fred Mollin (Jimmy Webb) Andy Taylor (Duran Duran) and with Nik Kershaw to create his debut album ‘77’. This led to Sean winning the Scottish Alternative Music Award in 2015.

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In the following years he pursued music in places around Europe and the USA, eventually moving his home base to Nashville, Tennessee in 2018. Since then he’s made his Bluebird debut, played shows at many of Nashville’s famous venues and started working with established writers and producers in the area. All that work led up to 2020: his ‘break out’ year.

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On June 5th 2020, Sean releasesd his EP ‘Let Life Love You’, his first release since moving to Nashville. The album is comprised of eight tracks - six of which have already racked up two million plays, having made it onto several Apple playlists including Apple Today, New Music Daily, Mellow Days, Acoustic Chill & more.

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On this EP, Sean shares his personal experiences of understanding life, seeing the beauty in everything and the power of vulnerability. Style wise it moves away from his debut album, flowing towards a more electronic sound with a strong contemporary pop feel. It’s uplifting, positive and still full of depth, as people have come to know Sean’s music. His main goal? Inspiring others to let life love them.

As for the rest of 2020, Sean will be releasing more music in the second half of the year. He’ll once again play around with different genres; the Nashville DNA will definitely be a recognized as an influence. Stay tuned!

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MUSIC

2021

LOOKING FOR LOVE

The harder you try to make something work, or force it, more times than not it doesn’t work out. Looking for love is about losing the expectation of a person or a thing that you think you need when in fact there is nothing you need. Love happens for you and not to you, just the way life happens for you and not to you. Let it all flow...

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2020

DRIVE BY KISSER

Drive By Kisser is about my love for Tokyo, it’s culture and their love for life. It’s a long distant love relationship with myself & Tokyo but reflecting on anyone that travels any distance for love. You do that when you believe in a love worth investing in. The title inspired by my friend's dog Cash. PINK/RED/GREY was in my mind while I wrote this song.

2020

WILD FOREVER

Sometimes you just want to leave the busy city and escape to the desert. Leaving LA for Joshua Tree and laying under the moon & stars with your favourite person. The freedom of driving out the city with windows down. ORANGE & FIRE SUNSET are the colours I felt in my mind while I wrote this song.

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2020

HASTY BOY

Hasty Boy is a season of change from summer to fall. Learning who I am, knowing that I can’t please everyone and that’s ok. Learning to let go just like the seasons do. Open to change and trusting the process in love, friendship and in life. RICH BLUE/GOLD/YELLOW was in my mind during this process

2020

UP ALL NIGHT

In the eight songs on ‘Let Life Love You’ Sean shares his personal experiences of understanding life, seeing the beauty in everything and the power in vulnerability. It’s uplifting, positive, full of depth, and aims to inspire its listeners to let life love them. With this EP Sean explores new styles, touching base with a more electronic pop feel, but never losing sight of the importance of lyrics and message.

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2020

LET LIFE LOVE YOU (EP)

In the eight songs on ‘Let Life Love You’ Sean shares his personal experiences of understanding life, seeing the beauty in everything and the power in vulnerability. It’s uplifting, positive, full of depth, and aims to inspire its listeners to let life love them. With this EP Sean explores new styles, touching base with a more electronic pop feel, but never losing sight of the importance of lyrics and message.

2015

77 (ALBUM)

Sean’s debut album ‘77’ was released in October 2015 to critical acclaim. It was the result of years of writing, learning, collaborating and playing shows in Europe and the US and Sean was a part of almost everything on the record, from writing to mastering and artwork. The album has a strong Americana feel to it, with up-tempo country-pop songs but some slow blues as well.

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PRESS QUOTES

Breeze of well-placed melody

“Sean and his band were supremely slick. His songs floated out into the ether, light, airy and flying high on a breeze of well-placed melody. (..) Watercolour Dreams (a co-write with Nik Kershaw) sounded fantastic given the full band treatment. Slow Me Down burned like a Memphis soul track straight off of the Stax record label. The Love You Owe stood out, a country rock duet-in-waiting. Sean has Bonnie Raitt in mind for the female part. That’s how high he’s setting his sights. And d’you know what? He just might get there.”

(Freakfest review - 2015)

Prolific Artist

"Blessed with an enigmatic stage presence that captivates an audience, whether performing on stage at the 2012 London Olympics or playing an intimate acoustic show in the back room of his local bar, Sean’s connection with the audience is clear. His determination and unconditional love for great music has turned him into a prolific artist.”

(‘Carro’s interviews’ on music blog shoonycarro.wordpress.com – 2016)

Scottish John Mayer

“Kennedy delivers an emotional EP that takes you on this mellow melodic journey tugging on each heart string. (..) Sean pours his soul out to the world, exposing his full vulnerability to love and loving hard. Assuming all responsibility, in the most clever of ways, for the depths of this love. (..) But I tell ya, this Scottish John Mayer does an extra tug-of-war pull on your heart strings with that effortless falsetto. Lyrics, production, and vocals all merge together to create one of the most hypnotic, indulgent and well rounded love songs of 2020.”

(Nashvilleunsigned.com onsingles Can We Go Driving, Guilty and I Won’t Let Go – January 2020)

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