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Irish artist Sarah Crean grows in stature on ‘The Subtle Art of Past’

Irish artist Sarah Crean grows in stature on ‘The Subtle Art of Past’

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Sarah Crean at a table.

Sarah Crean is an Irish singer-songwriter on the upswing.

Following the release of recent Death By Laundry EP out on August 2nd through AWAL, along with recent single ‘What Do I Know?’ and ‘Wasted Youth’, Sarah Crean supported Blackpink at BST in Hyde Park and Bombay Bicycle Club on their UK dates.

The now Brighton-based artist, Crean debuts ‘The Subtle Art of Past, a fine new song with an video inspired by cult films Corpse Bride and The Addams Family – starring Sarah and an invisible man echoing the song’s sentiments.

“This is my favourite song that I’ve released so far. The premise of it and its story both feel so simple yet were so extremely therapeutic for me to write. I can remember just feeling so bitter and honestly seething a little bit when we made this and the whole song came very quickly because of that for sure. But at its core it is a song about just how extraordinary a person’s impact can be both in how they come into your life and how they leave. It just might take a wee bit of extra time to accept that.”

Sarah on the song.

Sarah Crean plays Park UK shows at Folklore as part of The Great Escape’s First 50 alongside being main support for Haley Blais’ UK Tour. Dates below.

Crean began pouring her deepest thoughts and feelings into songwriting, self-releasing singles when she was in her late teens. And yet, just as she began to feel liberated, she suddenly found herself debilitated by chronic illness, with that dominating her life between the years of 19 and 21. Confronted by her own mortality, Crean’s mental health deteriorated too. Now Brighton-based and closer to her network, she continues to share her art.

Sarah Crean live

04/11 – Glasgow @ CAA *

06/11 – Bristol @ Dareshak *

07/11 – Manchester @ Deaf Institute *

08/11 – London @ Colours *

See Also
Sorcha Richardson

09/11 – Brighton @ Zahara *

15/11 – London @ Folklore The Great Escape First 50

*Supporting Haley Blais

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