, Watch: Mayo singer-songwriter Maria Kelly – ‘Black & Blue’

Mayo singer-songwriter Maria Kelly has been writing music since she was 10, yet she’s just released her first single ‘Before It Has Begun’, a mournful finger-picked acoustic song released late last year.

Followup single ‘Black & Blue’ is a melodic acoustic pop song in the vein of a brighter Daughter.

It’s out 1st July 2016 via Veta Records and arrives with this video directed by Kate Dolan where Kelly attempts to impress a boy.

Maria plays with Hawk and Elm tomorrow night in Avenue.

Maria Kelly – tour dates

Supporting HAWK on tour this June

10th June – Avenue, 1 Crow St., Temple Bar – Dublin
11th June – Kasbah Club – Limerick
15th June – Citog @ Roisin Dubh – Galway
16th June – Cyprus Avenue – Cork

Headline show: Wednesday 29th June – The Workmans Club, Dublin