Keith Forde

Singer/Songwriter

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Collaborations

Music video to an Indie Rock song I wrote with Linkwells. Recorded at the Old Smithy Recording Studios


Music video to an Indie Rock song I wrote with Lucky Bug.


A 90s indie/funk inspired song I wrote with The Silver Lines
This was part of the BBC Introducing Collaborator Generator series. We were introduced live on air and had a week to write, record and produce a song!


A cinematic sounding ballad I wrote with American composer/singer Tracey Kelly and British arranger/conductor/producer Julian Hinton (Rod Stewart, Seal, Storzmy)
Produced by Julian at his studio in Reading, UK.


An EDM song I wrote with German songwriter/producer Stefan Aaron
Produced by Stefan and released on C-tracks Records
The song was used in Episode 1 of Love Island UK 2022!


A piano ballad I wrote with British songwriter/vocalist Becky Gregory and German producer Stefan Aaron
Produced by Stefan and released on C-tracks Records


An electronic/pop song I wrote with Stefan Aaron
Sang by Dutch singer Romi Hurts
Produced by Stefan and released on C-tracks Records


Updates

15/04/24
I'm playing at the gig for Dóchas in Dolans, Limerick on Friday 19th April. Really looking forward to playing in Dolan's Warehouse again and helping to support the valuable services Dóchas provide.
Tickets available here


09/02/24
'Love for My Enemies' by Linkwells is Out Now!
Listen here!


02/06/23
'Force Of Nature' is Out Now!
Listen here!


05/05/23
My new single 'Force Of Nature' is coming out on 02/06/23!
I co-wrote the song with Richard Stone and I'm really happy with how it's turned out!
Pre-save it here!


27/03/23
'Sunlight EP' comes out on April 7th 2023! It will be available on all streaming platforms. There's also a limited number of CDs available. You can buy the digital and physical versions of the EP on my Bandcamp page!


02/03/23
I'm playing at a BBC introducing live music session on Friday March 3rd at St Swithun's Worcester. It will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Hereford & Worcester!
Doors open at 7pm, I'm on at 9pm.


10/01/23
New pop song 'Fly' co-written with Stefan Aaron is OUT NOW!
Produced and performed by Stefan for C-tracks Records


23/11/22
My new single 'Nothing Lasts Forever' is out today!
I recorded it with my friend Joe Mulcahy at Open Door Studios in Limerick.
It's co-written and produced with Joe.


04/11/22
'Going Back Home'
C-tracks featuring Romi Hurts is OUT NOW!
Dutch singer Romi Hurts lends her vocal talent to this Dance/Pop song I wrote with Stefan Aaron.
Produced by Stefan Aaron for C-tracks Records


12/09/22
I wrote a new pop song with German songwriter/producer Stefan Aaron. We are working with a talented singer from The Netherlands and aiming to release the song in November 2022!


04/09/22
I'm playing some acoustic songs for the Cube Shuffle at 3pm today in Malvern.
Should be good fun!


27/08/22
I took part in the BBC Introducing Collaborator Generator this week. I was introduced to Dan from The Silver Lines live on BBC Introducing Hereford & Worcester and we had a week to write, record and produce a song!
Some clips of the first interview below:


29/07/22
'Radio in the Rain' a song I wrote with Tracey Kelly & Julian Hinton is Out Now!
Produced by Julian Hinton (Rod Stewart, Seal, Ronnie Wood)
The song is available for sync placements within Film & TV.
Listen here!


06/07/22
'Tomorrow I'll Be Free' a song I wrote with Becky Gregory & Stefan Aaron is Out Now!
Produced by Stefan Aaron for C-tracks Records
I love writing songs in different styles and working with talented singers and producers.
The song is available for sync placements within Film & TV.


27/06/22
Big thanks to Andrew Martson and Kate Justice from BBC Hereford & Worcester for all the plays, support and kind words during my BBC Introducing artist of the week.
I really appreciate it! :)
Here is a summary of the plays throughout the week!
19/06/22: 'Summer Romance'
20/06/22: 'Pop Them Pills'
21/06/22: 'Don't You Know'
22/06/22: 'Sadie'
23/06/22: 'She Was Mine'
24/06/22: 'Don't You Know', 'Summer Romance' & interview with Kate Justice.
25/06/22: 'Time To Go Home' & Fact File interview with Andrew Martson.


20/06/22
Delighted to be selected as the BBC Music Introducing artist of the week for BBC Music Introducing in Hereford & Worcester. One of my tracks will be played everyday this week on the Kate Justice show, which starts at 6pm. I'll be doing an interview with Kate on Friday's show! Big thanks to Andrew Martson for selecting me!


17/06/22
"Summer Romance" - OUT NOW!


06/06/22
"Love in the Sun" was played on Episode 1 - Series 8 of Love Island. Over 5 million people watched this episode, so far it has been streamed 6.9 million times and the series as a whole has been streamed 32 million times!


26/05/22
"Love in the Sun" - An EDM song I wrote with German producer/songwriter Stefan Aaron is out now. Produced by Stefan and released on C-tracks Records!


22/04/22
"Seize The Day" - OUT NOW!


12/11/21
"Time To Go Home" - OUT NOW!


18/06/21
"She Was Mine" - Out Now!


07/05/21
"Sadie" is released today!


19/03/21
My new single "Don't you know" is out today!


"Love at the Airport" was played on BBC Radio Leeds on 'The Mark Forrest Evening Show'. The show was also broadcast across all 39 BBC Local Radio stations in England and the Channel Islands!
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"Pop them Pills" was played on the BBC Introducing Programme which showcases emerging musical talent primarily from the UK. It also hosts a stage at Glastonbury Festival, Reading and Leeds, Radio 1's Big Weekend and T in the Park.

About

Keith is a Malvern-based Irish singer/songwriter hailing from the crossroads of folk-rock authenticity and 90s indie nostalgia.He found solace and inspiration in the transformative power of music from an early age, forming his first band in his early teens. Over the years, he has honed his skills as a songwriter, drawing inspiration from the world around him and the experiences that shape his life.
This has led to him playing live in Ireland, England, Scotland, Canada and the US and working with established musicians like Nick Seymour from Crowded House, Noel Hogan and Fergal Lawler from The Cranberries, music producers Kieran Lynch (REM, Elvis Costello), Declan Gaffney (U2, Ian Brown, Van Morrison) and Julian Hinton (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) to name a few.
He has co-written songs that have been played on TV shows on ITV, RTE & CBS and have graced the top 30 of the official Irish charts. He is also the co-writer of the Hotpress song of the year and was a folk/singer-songwriter category winner (out of 15,000 entries) in the International Songwriting Competition in Nashville. He was a BBC introducing artist of the week and played at the BBC introducing live music session in Worcester.His love affair with music is defined by the simple joy of creating something original and sharing it with others. For as long as there are stories to tell and melodies to sing, he will continue to write, record, and perform, his love for music burning bright."A singer-songwriter of incredible ability"
Hotpress

Music


BBC music introducing live music session - March 2023


'Love at the Airport' music video


Review from Postcard Elba

"As a music blog we get a lot of music sent our way. Like a lot, a lot, and after wading through our 20th Billie Eilish wannabe in a row nothing makes us love music again like a pure slice of power pop goodness. Enter Keith Forde to the rescue. “Sadie” is as perfect as can be and whether you need an auditory reset like we did or just an all around pick me up, it’ll get the job done."

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