Liverpool Irish Festival 2023 has commissioned a song by Úna Quinn and Neil Campbell, 'Those Roads'. It is 175-years since c.1.3m people came, from the island of Ireland, through the gates of Clarence Dock and into Liverpool. Of those, many -c.300,000 stayed and others travelled to far flung corners of the world. Ireland’s population is still to recover from this period of loss.
The new song had its first public performance at the Lisa Lambe NightVisiting event (Fri 20 Oct… (read more)
On 5th May 2023, Neil will release a new album for digital download, 'Journey Into Space', a musical suite inspired by the poetry of Sean Street. A collaborative project, its live performance (part of the Liverpool Writing on the Wall Festival 2023) will bring together a sequence of poetry readings with live and recorded instrumental music. You can find out more and pre-order the album at https://neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/album/journey-into-space
Seán Street and Neil Campbell return to the Writing on the Wall Festival with a new collaborative music and poetry project, celebrating the publication of Seán’s latest poetry collection, Journey into Space (Shoestring Press). The blend of Seán’s crafted and evocative poems, and Neil’s atmospheric original guitar scores have captivated WoW audiences at a series of Festival events, most recently with the launch of their CD, Estuary, at a multimedia event at the Capstone Theatre in 2017. The performance… (read more)
On Saturday 10th Dec 2022, to celebrate the release of recent recordings 'Berlin Suite & Other Short Stories' and 'Alive in Prohibition', Neil will perform, along with special guest cellist Nicole Collarbone, an afternoon musical recital of original music for guitar and cello, and for solo guitar. The event will take place at Prohibition Recording Studios, Liverpool and ticket purchasers will be sent digital download codes for both albums and will be given, on arrival, a copy of the… (read more)
Neil Campbell's new studio album, Faldum, will be released on Friday 4th November 2022 on CD and digital download. The new recording, which features violins by Amy Chalmers and cellos by Nicole Collarbone, is an instrumental concept album based on a fairy story by Herman Hesse. It is available to pre-order at: https://neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/album/faldum
On Friday 23rd September 2022 Neil Campbell and cellist Nicole Collarbone released a new digital EP, 'Berlin Suite and Other Short Stories', available exclusively on Bandcamp at https://neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/album/berlin-suite-other-short-stories. The 21 minute long EP comprises three pieces for cello and guitar along with two guitar duets. Included in the selection are the 10 minute mini-epic Berlin Suite and live favourites Ode to a Penguin and Hoobie Tango.
On Friday 17th December 2021 Neil is to release a new album 'The Great Escape', on the Klee label, available on limited edition vinyl and digital. A link to purchase the new album can be found at the discography section of this site. A launch event will take place at Prohibition Studios, Liverpool on Friday 10th December 2021. The album can be purchased at https://kmpuk.co.uk/product/klee-017/
Three years in the making, Liverpool-based Irish musician and songwriter Úna Quinn’s debut album ‘Inside Out’ is released on Sun 14th July. The album prominently features collaborative contributions from Neil Campbell as both performer and writer. This new 40 minute- album (a multilayered, innovative and highly individual production) will be played back immediately after Neil Campbell's concert at 81 Renshaw Street, Liverpool on Friday 19th July concert, for anyone who wants to stay and listen. You can find out… (read more)
On Saturday 13th April 2019 Neil Campbell will release the third album in his 'Flood Trilogy', 'Last Year's News'. You can find out more and pre-order the album on CD or as a download at: https://neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/album/last-years-news
Neil's band with Marty Snape, Roger Gardiner and Viktor Nordberg, After the Flood, releases its self-titled album on Friday 13th July. Launch of the 11 track CD will be marked by a free gig at Liverpool's Constellations (35-39 Greenland St, Liverpool L1 0BS) on Thursday 2nd August from 8-10pm. The album features contributions from vocalists Perri Alleyne-Hughes (Sense of Sound/Perri and Neil), Ian Cantwell and Mark Jones (Zeb). You can find out more and purchase it at: https://neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/album/after-the-flood