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Sharon Shannon


Sharon Shannon

Sharon & The Woodchoppers

Sharon has recorded and toured with a who's who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine ,Steve Earle, Mark Knopfler, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alisson Krauss and Shane MacGowan - a list which proves Sharon's versatility as well as talent.

She has entertained Bill Clinton and Irish Presidents Robinson and MacAleese and more recently The Sultan of Brunei in Australia. Sharon records and produces her albums at her own studios "Poets Corner"outside Galway in Ireland; and she owns her own record label - The Daisy Label.

A prolific composer, Sharon is currently writing an album of traditional tunes for full concert orchestra arrangement. She is also working on a new album with guest singers to be released in 2009. The genre-defying star has had multi-platinum album sales and has had several number one albums, singles and DVDs in her home country. Her recent success is a collaboration with Irish rock singer Mundy on the Steve Earle penned The Galway Girl and was in the top 5 in the Irish charts for over three months. Sharon's current album "The Galway Girl" has attained triple platinum status in Ireland. Sharon played festivals all over Europe including Womad and Glastonbury Festival in 2008.