“The poem was given a dramatic presentation with all the boost and blast-off that song and music and topical allusion can provide. The psychosexual demons were no longer at bay but rampant and fully recognized. Orpheus had been re-membered in Ireland” Seamus Heaney – Nobel Poet Laureate.
“The genuine article” Billboard (US)
“If you’re lucky you come across a voice like Seán’s once in a lifetime,” Oscar winning actress Brenda Fricker said. “When he sings I feel alive.” Brenda Fricker.
“Words are recruited by him (Tyrrell) from a kaleidoscope of eras, sources and writers, fed into the processor of his cranium, to be measured, tried on and fitted out with the singer’s forte – a fine tune”, The Irish Times
“(Tyrrell) displays an assortment of indigenous musical styles from Cajun to Blues, to rock to Irish traditional”, held together by astonishingly accomplished musicianship, rooted in the heartfelt tradition of honesty” HotPress