Niamh Regan is a singer, guitarist and songwriter originally from Galway, Ireland.
'Regan’s voice has the inflections of UK folk music singers like This Is The Kit, to a lesser extent, Laura Marling combined with the gasping rasps of Karen Dalton. It’s a timbre that is commanding and wise, that pushes vowels around in interesting ways. You can detect a Nick Drake influence on the music too.' Nialler9
Her music is informed by Irish music, composition, innovation, ballads and folk music. Her main influences are Sarah Jarosz, Paul Brady, Tom Waits, Slyvan Esso, Dolores Keane, Dennis Cahill, Josh Ritter, Karen Dalton and Sam Amidon.
'Niamh Regan catches our ear with a sweet, pure folk voice bursting with potential' - The Irish Times
'For Irish folk singer Niamh Regan, the future has never looked better.' - Pure M magazine
'One thing is for sure, we’d love to hear more.' - Folk Radio UK
'Crowds gathered for the Sing Along Social, Niamh Regan, and later Elm – all of whom seem to have plenty of eyes locked and ears perked for their offerings.' - State Magazine Review of Electric Picnic
'Musically I'm hearing Nick Drake and Bert Jansch in her guitar playing whilst her voice is unique enough not to be obviously attached to any predecessor amongst female folk artists of the same generation as those two' - Remys Music and Film
'singer songwriter who plays captivating reflective pieces with some very interesting guitar work'. - The Minor Fall, The Major Lift
'Both her lyrics and her approach to composing vocal melodies remind me very much of folk giant Richard Thompson; poetic, beautiful and understated but the nonetheless incredibly powerful.' - Pure M magazine