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Lisa McHugh – The Best So Far

Lisa McHugh – The Best So Far.

Scottish singer sensation, Lisa McHugh consolidates her position as the unrivalled Young Queen of Country Music by announcing her upcoming compilation album The Best So Far. The latest album is a record bursting with 20 of Lisa’s best-selling hits, cherry-picked from her expansive discography of six stellar studio albums.

Opening track Apple Jack sets the pace for the rest of the album. A catchy, bright and bouncy country number, originally a Dolly Parton hit. Lisa delivers a stunning version of the cult country classic, remaining faithful to the original song yet bringing her own sparkle and unique style to the well-known number.

Stand-out track from the album A Life That’s Good is the fist-pumping rhythmically charged Hillbilly Girl. With sing along choruses and entrancing rhythms Hillybilly Girl provides the soundtrack to country music dance halls everywhere.

Y’all Come is another homage to Dolly Parton, a key musical inspiration for Lisa. Y’all Come is a rousing, toe-tapping summer-single that resonates with Country fans around the World. Frequent trips to country music capital Nashville has had a profound influence on Lisa’s music, no more so, than on this updated version of the vintage country classic.

Several collaborations feature on the latest album, You Can’t Make Old Friends features the crooning sensation Nathan Carter, and the song Peggy Gordon features Malachi Cush. The Best Of So Far contains the hugely popular Honey Honey, a fuzzy love song written by Derek Ryan.

Album closer Country Girl is a toe-tapping fan-favourite taken from latest studio album Who I Am. This is a song that electrifies audiences during live performances, it’s a perfect closer to an album packed with joyful, spirited country songs.

 

Get your copy now at; Best Of Album

 

 

 

Derek Ryan & Lisa McHugh – ‘Honey Honey’

Irish Country-Music super-star heavyweights, Derek Ryan and Lisa McHugh, combine forces to unleash their fizzing new fuzzy love song; Honey Honey. The latest single is released on October the 12th to coincide with an exclusive live duet in Belfast at the SSE Arena for the annual mass gathering for Country fans – the ‘Farmer’s Bash.’

 

Taken from the upcoming album Ten, the song was written by the established poster-boy of Country-Music, Derek Ryan. Honey Honey displays the vintage country song-writing craftmanship and signature bouncing rhyming couplets commonly associated with Derek’s music, with the added sprinkled magic of Lisa’s delicately enchanting vocals.

 

Lisa and Derek both began their solo careers at a similar period in Ireland. Derek traded the smog of London to return home to the lush rolling hills of Ireland. Lisa meanwhile, relocated from her native Scotland in order to chase her country-music dream. Both musicians began their careers with humble surroundings, performing relentlessly in small venues to limited audiences across the live circuit. In the space of as little as six years, they now face a mouth-watering duet performance at the SSE Arena to over eight thousand country-music fanatics as part of the ‘Farmer’s Bash,’ the latest unmissable event on the Irish country music calendar.

 

Since his return to Ireland, Derek has amassed a legion of fans, gathering shelf- filling awards. God’s Plan, a song Derek had previously written in his London bedsit, became a huge hit in Ireland. A combination of supreme, God-given talent and a magnetism for creating and performing new music continues to propel Derek’s career to incredible new heights. Derek is constantly performing.

 

Accommodating his fans’ enormous appetite for fresh Irish country, Derek has previously released nine best-selling albums: A Mother’s Son (2010), Dreamers and Believers (2011), Country Soul (2013), as well as two Number One chart-topping albums – The Simple Things (2014) and One Good Night (2015). In 2016 Derek audaciously released two albums in a single day; Happy Man and This is Me. Most recent album, The Fire (2017), released last September, spent several weeks at Number One in the iTunes Country Chart.

 

Lisa boasts a similarly illustrious resumé. Her seductive and enticing live performances soon accumulated an army of fans and has seen her become the most touted and talked about heroine in country music.

 

Lisa has won a number of awards throughout her stellar career including the prestigious ‘Outstanding Achievement on the World Stage,’ ‘Female Entertainer’ and ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ for five consecutive years.

Lisa is a prolific recording artist, boasting an extensive discography containing 7 albums including best-seller, Wildfire which reached number 7. Her latest album, Who I Am went straight to the top of the iTunes chart featuring the co-written stand-out song Country Girl. #Country peaked at number 3. #LisaLive, accompanied her first live DVD, was recorded live at the packed-out Marketplace Theatre in Armagh.

 

Lisa is an all-round entertainer. Alongside her celebrated music career, she is also a highly accomplished TV presenter. The multi-talented artist has previously had her own smash hit TV series On The Road With Lisa and she also co-presented the Irish TV awards broadcast live Worldwide.

 

Both musicians continue to tour and will come together to create the ultimate power-duo exclusive performance of Honey Honey on its release on the 12th October 12th at the ‘Farmer’s Bash’ in Belfast at the SSE Arena.

 

To pre-order the single via iTunes, follow this link

 

For full tour listings please visit Lisa’s website at: www.lisamchughmusic.com

Alternatively, visit Derek’s website at: https://derekryanmusic.com/

Any further queries please contact promo@risingpr.com

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa McHugh wins ‘Best Country Single’ with her hit ‘Who I Am’

Singer sensation, Lisa McHugh, continues her journey to becoming the undisputed heroine of Irish country-music.

 

Lisa is a prolific recording artist, boasting an extensive discography containing 7 albums including Wildfire which reached number 7. Her album #Country went straight into the top 10 of the Irish charts, peaking at number 3. #LisaLive, McHugh’s sixth album, accompanied by her first live DVD was recorded live at a sold-out Marketplace Theatre in Armagh. Her latest album, Who I Am, features the co-written stand-out song Country Girl, which has received widespread critical and audience acclaim.

 

Lisa is an all-round entertainer. Alongside her celebrated music career, she is also a highly accomplished TV presenter. The multi-talented artist has previously had her own hit TV series On The Road With Lisa and she also co-presented the Irish TV awards broadcast live, globally.

 

Lisa has won an enormous number of awards and accolades throughout her illustrious career including the prestigious ‘Female Entertainer’ and ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ for five consecutive years on the spin. Lisa recently won ‘Single of the year’ for her hit ‘Who I Am’ taken from her recent album of the same name. Lisa received the prestigious ward at this years Irish Post Country Music Awards at Millenium Forum Derry.

 

To catch up on this years Irish Post Awards, go to: TG4 Irish Post Awards

For all tour dates visit www.lisamchughmusic.com/tour

Images by The Irish Post.

LISA MCHUGH ‘Y’all Come’

Singer sensation, Lisa McHugh, continues her journey to becoming the undisputed heroine of Irish country-music as she returns with the rousing, toe-tapping summer-single Ya’ll Come. Originally a Dolly Parton hit, Lisa delivers a tremendous version of the cult country classic. While Lisa remains faithful to the original song, she brings her own sparkle and unique spin to a well-known number. Lisa’s rendition of Ya’ll Come follows on from her hugely successful single Apple Jack, also a Parton cover.

 

The Glaswegian-born entertainer is based in County Fermanagh, although frequently swaps the snapping Northern Irish wind and rain for sun-soaked Nashville, Texas, for performances, recording and writing sessions.

 

Previous song-writing trips to the States saw Lisa perform with long-time friends Gene Watson and Larry Gatlin at country music’s global capital with stunning performances at the famous Grand Ole Opry. Lisa’s most recent trip has been well documented and can be seen on her Vlogs uploaded via YouTube. Designed to provide a stripped back, behind the scenes view of the “real” Lisa, fans can now catch a glimpse at Lisa’s travel itinerary including studio time, visits to Dollywood and trips to the Rocky Mountain.

 

A lifelong Dolly fan, Lisa has been steeped in country since childhood. Lisa’s parents are devoted Country fans who introduced her to a wide range of Country music heavy-weights from Shania Twain to Alan Jackson.

 

With her musical talent developing at break-neck speed, Lisa’s burning ambition to be a country-music star success which led her to quit her job at her father’s construction business in Scotland and move to Ireland. Lisa rapidly rounded up a backing band and began to tour the Country-music live circuit. Her seductive and enticing live performances soon accumulated an army of fans and has seen her become the most touted and talked about star in country-music.

 

Lisa has won an enormous number of awards and accolades throughout her illustrious career including the prestigious ‘Female Entertainer’ and ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ for five consecutive years on the spin.

 

Lisa is a prolific recording artist, boasting an extensive discography containing 7 albums including Wildfire which reached number 7. Her album #Country went straight into the top 10 of the Irish charts, peaking at number 3. #LisaLive, McHugh’s sixth album, accompanied by her first live DVD was recorded live at a sold-out Marketplace Theatre in Armagh. Her latest album, Who I Am, features the co-written stand-out song Country Girl, which has received widespread critical and audience acclaim.

 

Lisa is an all-round entertainer. Alongside her celebrated music career, she is also a highly accomplished TV presenter. The multi-talented artist has previously had her own hit TV series On The Road With Lisa and she also co-presented the Irish TV awards broadcast live, globally.

 

Lisa McHugh’s ever-expanding legions of fans are eagerly anticipating her next move. After returning from Nashville armed with new material and with shows booked throughout the UK and Ireland, Lisa’s busy 2018 schedule is crammed with excitement and possibilities.

To view the single on iTunes follow this  link;

 

For full tour listings please visit Lisa’s website at: www.lisamchughmusic.com, alternatively, visit Lisa’s Facebook. For further queries please contact promo@risingpr.com

Lisa McHugh to perform at the Opry Le Daniel

Lisa McHugh will take to the Millennium Forum on May 19th to perform in the Opry Le Daniel.

Ticket link

Lisa McHugh was reared listening to country music quickly coming to prominence after entering TG4’s talent show ‘Glór Tíre’ and shortly afterwards formed her own band and began touring the country.
At only 28, she has won 14 awards to date in under three years including ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’, three years in a row and ‘Outstanding Achievement on the World Stage’ in 2012 when she appeared as a guest of the legendary Gene Watson.
She was also voted Female Artist of the Year at the RTÉ Irish Country Music Awards, and  host, Daniel O’Donnell best summed up Lisa’s impact when saying ‘The young country artist has dazzled the Irish country music scene with her style, charm and charisma’.

FREE music sample – Lisa McHugh
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FREE music sample – Lisa McHugh
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Lisa McHugh – The Story So Far

With the determination and talent to last a lifetime, Lisa McHugh is a Glaswegian born star that’s more than ready to shine.

With her mum and dad’s love for country music, Lisa was introduced to the scene at a young age. She grew up listening to everything from Daniel O’ Donnell to Alan Jackson and with a huge passion for music, Lisa quickly learned how to play guitar and began singing.

With her talent growing each day and immense drive and determination, Lisa’s ambition to pursue a career in country music grew and in June 2010 she left her job in her dad’s construction business and moved to Ireland. She quickly put together her band, with her connections in the business after travelling to and fro for gigs, and soon got her show on the road. Now with a crew of 10 and a show that has scores of people dancing all night long, Lisa is certainly living the dream.

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