2022 Album List

This is a comprehensive list of all eligible Irish albums released to date in 2022. We accept that that there may well be omissions so please click here to let us know of any albums we have missed so that we can make the list as accurate and comprehensive as possible. The list will be updated again later in the year.

(Albums listed in alphabetical order by act)

2022 Album List

3 on the Bund – Frenzy

Actualacid – Boredoms 400
And So I Watch You from Afar – Jettison
Rex Arcum – Origins
Ardu – Songs from Here
Ellen Arthur Blyth – Nine
ÄTSCH – ÄTSCH III
Autumns – Your Words, Slow Release

Badhands – Far Away
Brendan Bailey – Tales from the Sea
Cormac Begley – B
Sean Being – Faux Window
BigSpoon – The Return of the Prodigal
Wallis Bird – Hands
The Black Pitts – Nevada Jack
The Blackwater Céilí Band – Northern
Blind Stitch – The Emperor’s Lung
The Blizzards – Sometimes We See More In the dark
Bog Bodies – Reclaim The Ritual
Paul Brady – Maybe So
Audrey Bridgeman – Fire In Your Soul
Bridin – Bridin
Jessie Buckley and Bernard Butler – For All Our Days that Tear the Heart.
Bullet Girl – Talking Pony
Paul J Bolger and the Poor Relations – HARD TRUTH
Clara Byrne – Handstitched

Paul Callan – Funzi
Carly Sings – Journey to the End of the Waves
Rosie Carney – i wanna be happy
Rob Carlile – Mentally Illmatic
Anna Carmody – I’m the Fool
Celia Tabb – Cece
Circuit3 – Technology For The Youth
Luke Clerkin – Owl Compass
CMAT – If My Wife New I’d be Dead.
Eimear Crehan – Quiver
Columbia Mills – Heart of A Nation
Max Cooper – Unspoken Words
Pádraig Cooney – Centuries of Learning
coachdog – Free Gaff
Ceara Conway – CAOIN
Corner Boy – Corner Boy
D. Cullen – Sing My Story, Tell My Song
Rhob Cunningham – Onward Leaf
Cursed Murphy – Republic of the Weird

Daithi – I’m Here Now
Dark Isle – Ditto
Deaf Joe – Kalachuchi
Tom Delany – The Lark’s Call
Neil Dexter – I’ll be Ready
Danny G & the Major 7ths – The Lookout Instrumentals
Dirty Dreamer – The Everyday In Bloom
Doctor Millar – Ruining Everything
Aoife Doyle – Infinitely Clear
Tara Nome Doylе – Værmin
Draíocht – Tobar an cheoil
Gareth Dunlop – Animal

Henry Earnest – Dream River
Ejeca – French Touch Mixtape 002
Farah Elle – Fatima

Séan Finn – Summer Is Over
Dylan Flynn And The Dead Poets – crazy how we live like this
Mick Flannery – Night at The opera
Fontaines DC- Skinty Fia
Aoife Nessa Frances – Protector
The Fully Automatic Model – Morphologic

John Gallen – 1970s
Joey Gavin – Between the Mountains & the Mystery
Ghostking Is Dead – And Just Like That
Gilla Band – Most Normal
Eileen Gogan & Sean O’Hagan – Another Golden
Goitse – Rosc

Ham Sandwich – Magnify
Drew Hamill – EVERYWHERE
Bríd Harper – Inis
Brian Hassan – Back to Basics
Harpsikord – Braindazzled
Headgear – Omphalos
Hegra – Fugue
Elaine Howley – The Distance Between Heart & Mouth
Hudson Taylor – Searching For The Answers
Robin James Hurt – And We For One Another
Hutch – A Trick of the Light

Inni-K – Iníon

Gavin James – The Sweetest Part
Jape – 9K HI, Vol. 1
Jermiside & The Expert – The Overview
Junk Drawer – The Dust Has Come To Stay
Junior Brother – The Great Irish Famine
Just Mustard – Heart Under

David Keenan – Crude
Dermot Kennedy – Sonder
Kid Apollo – Sounds of Silent Boom
KiD V – Me. Myself, & i.
Katie Kim – Hour Of The Ox
Ger Kirrane – Silver Linings
Kormac – Equivalent Exchange

Last Survivor – Kill For Love
The Last Vinci – The Revolution is Made Together
Lethal Dialect – Cutting Room Floor
The Line & Feel Bad Movie Club – Cava
Lakker – LKRTRX006
Jinx Lennon – Pet Rent
Lighght – Seodra
Local Boy – Local Boy Climbs the Ladder
David Long & Shane O’Neill – Age of Finding Stars
Long Island Sound – Lost Connection
lullahush – A City Made of Water
Jack Lukeman – Echo On

Nathan Mac – Start of Something Blue
Mango X Mathman – The Quiet Life
Martian Subculture – BANK PROLOGUE
The Mary Wallopers – The Mary Wallopers
SJ McArdle – Old Ghosts In The Water
Jennifer McMahon – The Solo Session (At Camden
Michel McHale – Moonlight
Ryan McMullan – Redesign
James Vincent McMorrow – The Less I Knew
Bróna McVittie – The Woman in the Moon
The Melancholy Thug – A War About an Egg
Melts – Maelstrom
Leigh Michael – Secret Herbs
Anna Mieke – Theatre
Mob Wife – Eat With Your Eyes
Charlie Moon – Patchwork
Moon Looks On – Rajor Wire Skies
Nigel Mooney – Mooney’s Blues
Moynihan – Black Brook
Anna Mullarkey – Falling
Con Murphy – Otherworld
Deirdre Murphy – Matriotism
Oisin Mod – Honeycomb
My Pilot – Team Dangerous

Nava – Toranj
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh & Irish Chamber Orchestra – Róisín Reimagined
Carole Nelson Trio – Night Vision
Nisi – Embryonik
No Monster Club – deadbeat effervescent
Kayleigh Noble – Hot Mess
Rosa Nutty – World Still Blue

Sinead O’Brien – Time Bend and Break The Bower
Eoghan Ó’Ceannabháin – The Deepest Breath
Danny O Connor – Wisdom & Graft
Molly O’Mahony – The House of David
Myles O’Reilly – Cocooning Heart
Michelle O’Rourke and Ficino Ensemble – Folk Songs
Gilbert O’Sullivan – Driven
Oh Boland – Cheap Things
Old Sea Legs – The Death Of Old Sea Legs
The Ollam – Energy
Oliveyolive – Life in Colour

Pillow Queens – Leave the Light On
Pity of the Sea – Incessant

Gareth Quinn Redmond & C.R Gillespie – The Exquisite Corpse Shall Drink the New Wine

Niamh Regan – In The Meantime
RikShaw – Damage Control
Ria Rua – Chaos / Control
Ri Ra – The Thirteenth
Sorcha Richardson – Smiling Like An Idiot
Roamer – Lost Bees
Robocobra Quartet – Living Isn’t Easy
ROE – That’s When The Panic Sets In (Part 1)
Roisin O – Courageous
Rory and the Island – Centre Falls Apart
Rowan – Does It Make You Happy
Padraig Rynne – Begin With The End in Mind
Alex Petcu and Nathan Sherman – Totemic
Pure Grand – False Starts

Maverck Sabre – Don’t Forget to Look Up
Clare Sands – Clare Sands
Scally – Some Buzz
Pauline Scanlon – The Unquiet
Scullion – Time Has Made a Change in Me
Search Party – Liminality
Sello – Sellotape
Laurie Shaw – Bird Mountain
Laurie Shaw – Bat Sanctuary
Laurie Shaw – Graduation Night
Laurie Shaw – If You’re So Good, Then Why Haven’t I Heard Of You?
Laurie Shaw – KAREN
Laurie Shaw – Sceptre
Ryan Sheridan – Americana
Sive – We Begin in Darkness
Siomha – Infinite Space
Stepping On Lego – When You Feel Like Screaming
Stephen James Smith – See no Evil
John Spillane – In Another Light
smallmint – where we all end up in the end
Spider – COA
SOAK – If I Never Know You Like This Again
Laurie Shaw – The Great Southern
Skripteh – 21
Shakalak – Shakalak
Shocks – Sayonara
Silverbacks – Archive Material
Sounds of System Breakdown – Desperate Creatures
STAP Sigh Boys – Aino
M Stevens & The Ghasts – Birds
Meryl Streek – 796
Alan Swanwick – Astronaut
The Swedish Railway Orchestra – Dance To The Drum Machine

Talos – Dear Chaos
Tanoki – File New
Téada – Coiscéim Coiligh
Tebbitt – Errands
Thadge – Solstice
THEE U.F.O. – Ponderous
Trick Mist – The Hedge Maze and The Spade
Thom Southern – PLAZA
THUMPER – Delusions of Grandeur
Telefís – a hAon
Telefís – a Dó
Billy Treacy & the Scope – Life
Larissa Tormey – Larissa
Clara Tracey – Black Forest
Tua and The Drones of Praise – Misneach
Pierce Turne – Terrible Good
Two Door Cinema Club – Keep On Smiling
T-Woc – LIMBS

Variant Sea – Journey

Warriors of the Dystotheque – Anthropause
Pop Wallace – 8 Track
Ways of Seeing – End Comes To Light
We Banjo 3 – Open the Road
The Whileaways – In All Honesty
Whozyerman? – Blink
The Wice – Wolf
Willzee – Kuti Gris
wornoc – Motionless

Ye Vagabonds – Nine Waves
Yenkee – Yen

Zaska – A Better Way

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3 on the Bund – Frenzy

A

Actualacid – Boredoms 400
And So I Watch You from Afar – Jettison
Rex Arcum – Origins
Ardu – Songs from Here
Ellen Arthur Blyth – Nine
ÄTSCH – ÄTSCH III
Autumns – Your Words, Slow Release

B

Badhands – Far Away
Brendan Bailey – Tales from the Sea
Cormac Begley – B
Sean Being – Faux Window
BigSpoon – The Return of the Prodigal
Wallis Bird – Hands
The Black Pitts – Nevada Jack
The Blackwater Céilí Band – Northern
Blind Stitch – The Emperor’s Lung
The Blizzards – Sometimes We See More In the dark
Bog Bodies – Reclaim The Ritual
Paul Brady – Maybe So
Audrey Bridgeman – Fire In Your Soul
Bridin – Bridin
Jessie Buckley and Bernard Butler – For All Our Days that Tear the Heart.
Bullet Girl – Talking Pony
Paul J Bolger and the Poor Relations – HARD TRUTH
Clara Byrne – Handstitched

C

Paul Callan – Funzi
Carly Sings – Journey to the End of the Waves
Rosie Carney – i wanna be happy
Rob Carlile – Mentally Illmatic
Anna Carmody – I’m the Fool
Celia Tabb – Cece
Circuit3 – Technology For The Youth
Luke Clerkin – Owl Compass
CMAT – If My Wife New I’d be Dead.
Eimear Crehan – Quiver
Columbia Mills – Heart of A Nation
Max Cooper – Unspoken Words
Pádraig Cooney – Centuries of Learning
coachdog – Free Gaff
Ceara Conway – CAOIN
Corner Boy – Corner Boy
D. Cullen – Sing My Story, Tell My Song
Rhob Cunningham – Onward Leaf
Cursed Murphy – Republic of the Weird

D

Daithi – I’m Here Now
Dark Isle – Ditto
Deaf Joe – Kalachuchi
Tom Delany – The Lark’s Call
Neil Dexter – I’ll be Ready
Danny G & the Major 7ths – The Lookout Instrumentals
Dirty Dreamer – The Everyday In Bloom
Doctor Millar – Ruining Everything
Aoife Doyle – Infinitely Clear
Tara Nome Doylе – Værmin
Draíocht – Tobar an cheoil
Gareth Dunlop – Animal

E

Henry Earnest – Dream River
Ejeca – French Touch Mixtape 002
Farah Elle – Fatima

F

Séan Finn – Summer Is Over
Dylan Flynn And The Dead Poets – crazy how we live like this
Mick Flannery – Night at The opera
Fontaines DC- Skinty Fia
Aoife Nessa Frances – Protector
The Fully Automatic Model – Morphologic

G

John Gallen – 1970s
Joey Gavin – Between the Mountains & the Mystery
Ghostking Is Dead – And Just Like That
Gilla Band – Most Normal
Eileen Gogan & Sean O’Hagan – Another Golden
Goitse – Rosc

H

Ham Sandwich – Magnify
Drew Hamill – EVERYWHERE
Bríd Harper – Inis
Brian Hassan – Back to Basics
Harpsikord – Braindazzled
Headgear – Omphalos
Hegra – Fugue
Elaine Howley – The Distance Between Heart & Mouth
Hudson Taylor – Searching For The Answers
Robin James Hurt – And We For One Another
Hutch – A Trick of the Light

I

Inni-K – Iníon

J

Gavin James – The Sweetest Part
Jape – 9K HI, Vol. 1
Jermiside & The Expert – The Overview
Junk Drawer – The Dust Has Come To Stay
Junior Brother – The Great Irish Famine
Just Mustard – Heart Under

K

David Keenan – Crude
Dermot Kennedy – Sonder
Kid Apollo – Sounds of Silent Boom
KiD V – Me. Myself, & i.
Katie Kim – Hour Of The Ox
Ger Kirrane – Silver Linings
Kormac – Equivalent Exchange

L

Last Survivor – Kill For Love
The Last Vinci – The Revolution is Made Together
Lethal Dialect – Cutting Room Floor
The Line & Feel Bad Movie Club – Cava
Lakker – LKRTRX006
Jinx Lennon – Pet Rent
Lighght – Seodra
Local Boy – Local Boy Climbs the Ladder
David Long & Shane O’Neill – Age of Finding Stars
Long Island Sound – Lost Connection
lullahush – A City Made of Water
Jack Lukeman – Echo On

M

Nathan Mac – Start of Something Blue
Mango X Mathman – The Quiet Life
Martian Subculture – BANK PROLOGUE
The Mary Wallopers – The Mary Wallopers
SJ McArdle – Old Ghosts In The Water
Jennifer McMahon – The Solo Session (At Camden
Michel McHale – Moonlight
Ryan McMullan – Redesign
James Vincent McMorrow – The Less I Knew
Bróna McVittie – The Woman in the Moon
The Melancholy Thug – A War About an Egg
Melts – Maelstrom
Leigh Michael – Secret Herbs
Anna Mieke – Theatre
Mob Wife – Eat With Your Eyes
Charlie Moon – Patchwork
Moon Looks On – Rajor Wire Skies
Nigel Mooney – Mooney’s Blues
Moynihan – Black Brook
Anna Mullarkey – Falling
Con Murphy – Otherworld
Deirdre Murphy – Matriotism
Oisin Mod – Honeycomb
My Pilot – Team Dangerous

N

Nava – Toranj
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh & Irish Chamber Orchestra – Róisín Reimagined
Carole Nelson Trio – Night Vision
Nisi – Embryonik
No Monster Club – deadbeat effervescent
Kayleigh Noble – Hot Mess
Rosa Nutty – World Still Blue

O

Sinead O’Brien – Time Bend and Break The Bower
Eoghan Ó’Ceannabháin – The Deepest Breath
Danny O Connor – Wisdom & Graft
Molly O’Mahony – The House of David
Myles O’Reilly – Cocooning Heart
Michelle O’Rourke and Ficino Ensemble – Folk Songs
Gilbert O’Sullivan – Driven
Oh Boland – Cheap Things
Old Sea Legs – The Death Of Old Sea Legs
The Ollam – Energy
Oliveyolive – Life in Colour

P

Pillow Queens – Leave the Light On
Pity of the Sea – Incessant

Q

Gareth Quinn Redmond & C.R Gillespie – The Exquisite Corpse Shall Drink the New Wine

R

Niamh Regan – In The Meantime
RikShaw – Damage Control
Ria Rua – Chaos / Control
Ri Ra – The Thirteenth
Sorcha Richardson – Smiling Like An Idiot
Roamer – Lost Bees
Robocobra Quartet – Living Isn’t Easy
ROE – That’s When The Panic Sets In (Part 1)
Roisin O – Courageous
Rory and the Island – Centre Falls Apart
Rowan – Does It Make You Happy
Padraig Rynne – Begin With The End in Mind
Alex Petcu and Nathan Sherman – Totemic
Pure Grand – False Starts

S

Maverck Sabre – Don’t Forget to Look Up
Clare Sands – Clare Sands
Scally – Some Buzz
Pauline Scanlon – The Unquiet
Scullion – Time Has Made a Change in Me
Search Party – Liminality
Sello – Sellotape
Laurie Shaw – Bird Mountain
Laurie Shaw – Bat Sanctuary
Laurie Shaw – Graduation Night
Laurie Shaw – If You’re So Good, Then Why Haven’t I Heard Of You?
Laurie Shaw – KAREN
Laurie Shaw – Sceptre
Ryan Sheridan – Americana
Sive – We Begin in Darkness
Siomha – Infinite Space
Stepping On Lego – When You Feel Like Screaming
Stephen James Smith – See no Evil
John Spillane – In Another Light
smallmint – where we all end up in the end
Spider – COA
SOAK – If I Never Know You Like This Again
Laurie Shaw – The Great Southern
Skripteh – 21
Shakalak – Shakalak
Shocks – Sayonara
Silverbacks – Archive Material
Sounds of System Breakdown – Desperate Creatures
STAP Sigh Boys – Aino
M Stevens & The Ghasts – Birds
Meryl Streek – 796
Alan Swanwick – Astronaut
The Swedish Railway Orchestra – Dance To The Drum Machine

T

Talos – Dear Chaos
Tanoki – File New
Téada – Coiscéim Coiligh
Tebbitt – Errands
Thadge – Solstice
THEE U.F.O. – Ponderous
Trick Mist – The Hedge Maze and The Spade
Thom Southern – PLAZA
THUMPER – Delusions of Grandeur
Telefís – a hAon
Telefís – a Dó
Billy Treacy & the Scope – Life
Larissa Tormey – Larissa
Clara Tracey – Black Forest
Tua and The Drones of Praise – Misneach
Pierce Turne – Terrible Good
Two Door Cinema Club – Keep On Smiling
T-Woc – LIMBS

U
V

Variant Sea – Journey

W

Warriors of the Dystotheque – Anthropause
Pop Wallace – 8 Track
Ways of Seeing – End Comes To Light
We Banjo 3 – Open the Road
The Whileaways – In All Honesty
Whozyerman? – Blink
The Wice – Wolf
Willzee – Kuti Gris
wornoc – Motionless

X
Y

Ye Vagabonds – Nine Waves
Yenkee – Yen

Z

Zaska – A Better Way

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