"Too Late" has received the remix treatment, with two re-interpretations being released this Friday!
The remix package is led by a tremendous trance reworking by Gareth Shortland, who is fresh off the back of remixing tracks from Steps' hit 'What The Future Holds' album, and he brings a similar energy to this track.
The release also includes two punchy EDM remixes by Matty Graham.
See the artwork below, shot by Matt n Black.
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Robert is set to release his new single "Too Late" on February 26, a week before 'Transcendence' Deluxe Edition arrives.
Pre-save the track on Spotify now and it'll land in your library on release day!
Check out the artwork below, featuring a shot taken by Matt N Black.
Robert is responding to the rapturous critical acclaim of his 'Transcendence' EP with an expanded deluxe edition of the record, set for release on March 5.
As well as being available across all streaming services, the nine-track EP will be released on special very limited edition CD.
Pre-order your signed copy today exclusively via Bandcamp.
Alternatively, you can pre-save 'Transcendence' on Spotify to receive the deluxe edition in your library on release day!
Robert will release his new EP ‘Transcendence’ on November 20, we are pleased to announce.
The seven-track record, a collaboration with EDM producer Skynem GT, will include the critically acclaimed singles “Over (Before It’s Begun)”, “Older ’20” and “Real Good Fight”, all remastered for an enhanced listening experience.
The EP will also include new single “Destination Anywhere”, co-produced by Robert together with Skynem GT, and set for release on November 13. Listen to a teaser of the track above via YouTube.
Speaking about the project, Robert said: “I didn’t want to leave these songs floating around the streaming stratosphere as singles – it felt right to bring them together, re-polish them, and add some context in the form of an intro, interlude and outro. Skynem GT and I are delighted with the finished product, and we hope you’ll love it too!”
Check out the artwork for both releases, which was shot by Darius, near to where Robert grew up in Dublin 3.
"I find it hugely inspiring when people don't listen to any of the naysayers or gatekeepers and have a sort of tunnel vision that leads towards their goals".
Robert spoke to FV Music Blog this week about the people who inspire him most, songwriting in the shower, and his opinions on gatekeepers in the music industry. Read the interview in full at their website.
"Over (Before It's Begun)" also featured on FV Music Blog as one of the 'Hot Picks' this weekend!
Robert is set to release his new single "Over (Before It's Begun)", a collaboration with EDM artist Skynem GT, on July 31.
Pre-save the track on Spotify by clicking this link.
Discussing his decision to work again with the Peruvian producer, Robert said: “During the global pandemic, I took the opportunity to look back through my catalogue and release a bunch of reissues and remasters. When I listened to “Over”, I felt it was a song that had never reached its full potential – the lyric and melody is one of my favourites I’ve written, but the production fell short”.
He added: “Since we were in lockdown, and I was experiencing monumental growth in my streams – up by 743% on Spotify – I felt that it was important to release something, but quality control is important to me, so I decided to take something I thought already had the makings of a great song and allow Skynem GT to work his magic”.
Robert also revealed the track is lyrically a prequel to "Older '20", explaining: "It's about the same relationship, the one you build-up in your head as being "it", and then you get stuck in the friend zone!"
Listen to a clip of the track above, and check out the cover art, shot by Emma Dunne, and designed by Robert himself, below:
It’s the ultimate #FlashbackFriday!
Bandcamp are kindly waiving their revenue share on artist’s sales until 12am tonight, to help independent artists out with financial losses as a result of COVID 19.
Robert has raided his archives, and released expanded versions of his debut album 'Distance', his EP 'Resistance', as well as every single, to include remixes, instrumentals, unplugged versions, demos and even a previously unreleased track.
His full discography can be purchased now with a 25% discount for €24.75, or you can pick and choose which tracks to buy. Simply head over to Robert's Bandcamp store to start shopping!
Speaking about the release, Robert told his mailing list members:
"In all honesty, I did this more for the sense of completion than for financial gain, because when I think about the artists I follow - Pet Shop Boys spring to mind as an act who reign supreme at this - I really appreciate the option to purchase all of these little extras that otherwise would never see the light of day for one reason or another".
Robert will release his new single "Older '20", a collaboration with EDM artist Skynem GT, on February 21.
Pre-save the track on Spotify by clicking this link.
Speaking about the collaboration, Robert said: "We connected creatively in a way that we knew there was more to explore beyond one remix. Skynem GT’s EDM sonic palette and my country storytelling lyric and vocal are an unlikely fit, but we’re lucky as artists that right now we live in an era of genre-bending".
Robert has released a new music video for "River", dedicated to "the less fortunate at Christmas".
Check out the David Duggan directed clip above.
Robert's new music video for "Real Good Fight" (Skynem GT Remix) is out now!
Check out the full David Duggan directed clip above.
"Real Good Fight" (Skynem GT Remix) is released tomorrow.
As revealed last week, Robert will release a "Real Good Fight" Remix EP, featuring the upcoming remix single by contest winner Skynem GT, as well as remixes by Crucethus, Aiyi, Michele Pezone and L.E.G.I.O.N X LFLN.
The collection will be released on August 30 on all streaming outlets. For now, you can hear the Aiyi Remix in full below. The cover art above was shot by Klara McDonnell.
The winner of Robert's recent "Real Good Fight" remix contest is Skynem GT aka Peruvian producer Jordan Artega.
The track will be released as a remix single on August 23, followed by a remix EP featuring a host of remixes by different producers.
Speaking about the winning entry, Robert said: "It stood out as being more than just a remix, even at demo stage - and since then I have worked with this producer in his tireless effort to turn out a remix that matched his vision and mine".
He added: "This single was always about an experimental moment for me, deviating from my recent country output, and now seems like the perfect time to fully embrace that by collaborating with new names in the EDM community".
Listen to a clip of the remix on YouTube, and check out the cover art above, shot by Klara McDonnell.
Robert's hit single "No Second Chances" is one of 20 great tracks by singer-songwriters to feature on the brand new Acoustic Yard Volume 4 compilation CD.
The CD is a very limited edition item, so if you fancy owning a copy, click here to order today!
Robert will release his brand new single "River" on November 16, 2018, we are very pleased to announce!
The song, produced by Stuart Gray at Jealoustown Studio in Ireland, is a version of Joni Mitchell's 1971 classic.
To celebrate Joni's 75th birthday today, "River" received its radio premiere on Dublin's Phoenix 92.5 FM.
The single's artwork seen above was shot by Emma Dunne. Listen to the track in full below!
Robert's brand new single "No Second Chances" can now be heard exclusively on music site Caesar Live n Loud.
Jason Collins Breakfast Club program on LMFM has the worldwide exclusive first play of Robert's brand new single "No Second Chances" tomorrow from 7am!
The Nashville-inspired track, written by Robert together with Stuart Gray and Steve Hogan, who also produced the song, is pencilled for release on August 17 worldwide.
The single's artwork (above) features a shot by photographer Emma Dunne.
Ahead of its full release, "You Found Me" (The Remixes) is now on pre-order via Bandcamp.
Once you pre-order, you'll get an exclusive instant download of Major Decibal's brilliant EDM remix of the track!
Robert has released a brand new music video to accompany the brilliant EDM remix of "You Found Me" by Major Decibal.
Check out the video in full below!
Robert has uploaded two remixes of "You Found Me" to his Soundcloud.
The first is a future bass remix by Harshit Singh which is currently sitting at #2 on the Spinnin' Records Chillout Chart. The second is a dark'n'deadly remix by Crucethus which received its premiere on Xtended radio.
Robert O'Connor will release his brand new single "You Found Me" worldwide on March 30, 2018.
The upbeat country rock track was written by Robert together with Stuart Gray and Steve Hogan, who also produced the song.
Listen to the track in full below. The artwork (above) features a shot taken by photographer Conor Slevin.