The Early Years
Brendan Keeley is a singer / songwriter from Tullamore , County Offaly, Ireland.
Brendan is probably best known for his huge hit "I'll always be lonely" which he first released on his own label in 1995.
“I’ll always be lonely”stayed in the Irish Charts for a staggering 6 months, His next two singles “Take the Chains Away” and “Heart and Soul” were also huge hits. The same year Brendan released his first Album“I'll Always be Lonely”.
Thanks to huge airplay and media attention, “I’ll always Be Lonely”
went Platinum in its first week of release.
In 1997 Brendan released his second Album
“Miss You Tonight”. This album also accomplished Platinum success.
It included more hit songs like
“Does he Really Love You”, “This Woman” and “Hands to Heaven”...
The following year, Brendan released "Wishing" clocking up yet another chart hit!
In 2000, Brendan met the amazing "French Eurovision Winner" "Jacquline Boyer" They recorded a duet together penned by Brendan called "Still in Love"
This marked the "7th top ten hit" in a row.
In 2004, Brendan released all his previous hits + some brilliant new songs on his Platinum selling album "At Last"
The latest album "Under a Celtic Sky" is on release in the USA and Canada,making this the first time Brendan has ever released anything on that side of the world.
"Under a Celtic Sky" contains 6 BK songs + 6 well known songs of Irish origin such as "Belfast Child" "The whole of the moon" and "The great song of Indifference" All given the unmistakable BK treatment!
Brendan Keeley was also nominated for two I.R.M.A awards. Furthermore,
he won a “National Entertainment Award” (now known as the Meteors) for “Best New Music”.
Brendan Keeley in Europe
Over the last 10 years Brendan’s music has touched many people all over the world,
not only in Europe, but countries far and wide including Japan and South Africa.
In Germany alone Brendan is regularly asked to appear and perform on the major TV and Radio shows such as “Music fur Sie” and SWRI Radio.
Brendan is also a regular performer at many of the huge Summer Festivals in Europe, like “Auf der Bodensee” and “Fametrain".
TULLAMORE GOSPEL CHOIR
In 2002 Brendan Keeley founded the Tullamore Gospel Choir. With over 100 members, it is the largest choir of its kind in Ireland today. The Choirs' album “Faith, Fun and Friendship” went Gold within weeks of its release.
One of its songs written by Brendan “All Gods Children” was released Worldwide last year on two different Gospel Greats collections. In its 7 year history, the choir has raised tens of thousands of euro for many charities both in Ireland and abroad!
There are not many Irish Artists that can celebrate over 10 years at the top of their profession and have their music still on the playlists' of the main Radio Stations in Ireland and Europe. Brendan Keeley is one of those artist