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Listen Now: Paddy Casey On Mountain Stage

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Paddy Casey On Mountain Stage

Paddy Casey On Mountain Stage

Listen Now: Paddy Casey On Mountain Stage

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Set List

  • "Sweet Suburban Sky"
  • "Tonight"
  • "Fear"
  • "It's Over Now"
  • "Sam Loves Joann"*

*Julie Adams with the Mountain Stage Band

Paddy Casey's latest album, Addicted to Company, was released in the U.S. this year. Brian Blauser hide caption

toggle caption Brian Blauser

Rased in Crumlin, Ireland, Paddy Casey was discovered by a Sony A&R scout while busking in the streets of Dublin. It proved a fortuitous find: Casey's album Living was certified 11 times platinum in Ireland, and remained in the Top 10 there for more than a year.

Though his latest release, Addicted to Company, finds Casey atop grooves akin to those of Prince and Sly & The Family Stone, he's heard here in a stripped-down setting, performing on acoustic guitar with keyboardist Fiona Melady.

As a closer, vocalist Julie Adams and the Mountain Stage Band take on a tune by Canadian songwriter John Tirro.

This segment originally ran July 23, 2008.

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Addicted to Company
Artist
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Released
2008

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