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Leo McCauley releases 'Blink of an Eye' video 11.11.20

LOCAL singer / song writer Leo McCauley from Moville has just released the video of 'Blink of an Eye' - the first
single off his debut album '57 Ghosts'.
Leo explains, " The music video was filmed entirely by my son James on the beautiful Moville Green &
Shorefront. '57 Ghosts' is a collection of songs written over a number of years. Eleven different songs
but maybe all with a life theme. I find it easier to write songs about events or stories. Iíve been told
sometimes that my introductions can be as long as the songs themselves, however itís good to put a
song in context especially for someone who is hearing it for the first time."
He continued, "'Blink of an Eye' is about a near death experience that happened to me on Moville Green at the back of the Foyle Hotel when I was about 10 years old. Letís just say that without the assistance of my childhood friend Thomas OíFlaherty, I might not have survived the experience.
57 Ghosts (of Duffyís Cut) is about the massacre of 57 immigrant Irish workers who sailed from Derry to work on the railways in Pennsylvania in 1832. It is a song I wrote almost nine years ago. I performed it many times with Moville Gospel Choir locally and also in Ardara Church at the graveside John Ruddy, one of the victims of the massacre. My original home studio recording of it also been played on radio in the US. I suppose it is a fitting song to label my collection of eleven similar but disparate songs."

Leo added, "Itís amazing how music is evolving. Traditionally you had to get a record or a cd out to stores for people to buy to listen. Nowadays with the digital age many people donít even have a cd player. In fact many modern cars donít have cd players. So my album is now available on the digital platforms... Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube Music and Amazon Music."

The '57 Ghosts' CD is also available to buy locally at Gillenís Shop, Centra Garage and McCauley Properties in Moville.
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