''.... Beautiful singing voice and a brilliant way with words''
- Across The Line, BBC Radio Ulster
 
 
''.... Excellent Songwriter.''
- Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster
''.... A new artist we really like.''
- Ricky Ross, BBC Radio Scotland
*Introduced by Tom Robinson*
BBC 6 Music

MUSIC

 
 

VIDEOS

I'll Be Home (Official video)
Open Road (Official Video)
Broken World (Official Video)
Under The Streetlight (Official Video)
City Lights (Official Video)
New Day (Lyrics Video)
I'll Be Home (Lyrics Video)
Silhouette Man
 

LIVE

BIO

Photo by Carrie Davenport Photography
"Excellent Songwriting"

- Ralph McLean BBC Radio Ulster

"Introduced by Tom Robinson"

- BBC 6 Music

Chris Keys has a distinctive voice, an easy listening sound and haunting melodies that stay in your head long after you've heard them.
Born and raised on the coast of Northern Ireland this singer-songwriter gained a wealth of inspiration and has been writing and performing from an early age.
Chris writes songs mostly with hints of Folk, Blues, and Americana as well as the occasional Pop and Rock record.

2017 brought 'Life In Motion' Key’s first album which he co-produced with ‘Neal Calderwood’ Manor Park Studio.
The album has had continued success with fans and industry alike being played on radio shows across the UK and Ireland including Tom Robinson's 'Introducing…’ show on BBC 6 Music.

Over the years Chris has performed at a  wide array of events and festivals such as Waltroper Parkfest (Germany) where he opened up for Bob Geldof & the Boomtown Rats to thousands and the famous Bluebird Café (Nashville) part of the Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival.
He has also supported and played in the round with the likes of Grammy Award winner Nanci Griffith, Fairport Convention, The 4 of Us, Jim Lauderdale and many more.

Currently, Chris is working on a second album and performing a string of dates across the UK & Ireland in 2019.

PRESS

 
 

 

"....Beautiful singing voice and a brilliant way with words'' ATL, BBC Radio Ulster

 

''.... Excellent Songwriter.'' Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster

 

".... A new artist we like from Northern Ireland.'' Ricky Ross, BBC Radio Scotland

 

''.... Brand new song, lovely indeed.'' Cherrie Mcllwaine, BBC Radio Ulster

 

''.... Absolutely brilliant.'' George Jones, Downtown Radio

 

''.... A very talented singer/songwriter.'' Gerry Kelly, BBC Radio Ulster

 

*Introduced by Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music

 

Open Road Single review - Gigging NI

https://www.giggingni.com/2018/06/review-chris-keys-open-road/

 

Open Road Video feature - Americana UK

https://americana-uk.com/video-chris-keys-open-road

 

Life In Motion Album show review by Al Gilmore @ Chordblossom

http://www.chordblossom.com/livereviews/chris-keys-10th-june-2017

 

Fix It feature - Freshnet (Tom Robinson BBC 6)

http://freshonthenet.co.uk/2017/06/faves243/

 

Life In Motion Album Review by Noelle Ellis @ Gigging NI http://www.giggingni.com/2017/05/review-chris-keys-life-in-motion/

 

Under The Streetlight review by Al Gilmore @ Chordblossom

http://www.chordblossom.com/singlesclub/singles-club-january-2017

 

City Lights review by Al Gilmore @ Chordblossom

http://www.chordblossom.com/singlesclub/the-singles-club-july-2016

 

I'll Be Home review - Across the line blog (BBC Radio Ulster)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/acrosstheline/entries/892159b5-ee60-4143-8144-232739fd4c4d

 

Under the street light Introduced by Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music

http://freshonthenet.co.uk/2013/06/mixtape20130603/

 

You feature - Freshnet (Tom Robinson BBC 6)

http://freshonthenet.co.uk/2014/11/faves128/

 

View From A Satellite Ep review by Chordblossom

http://chordblossom.com/musicreviews/chris-keys-view-satellite

 

Chris Keys gig review - The 100 Club London

http://soundsandnoises.tumblr.com/tagged/Chris-Keys

 

Tonight Video/Song review

http://itstartedwithasong.com/2013/08/18/tonight/

 

New day Ep reviewed by Edel Close - Chordblossom.

http://chordblossom.com/musicreviews/chris-keys-new-day

 

New day Ep review by Jane Woods - Fanrealm.

http://www.fanrealm.com/albumcd-reviews/new-day-by-chris-keys/

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT ME

MANAGEMENT | chriskeysmusic@gmail.com

 

BOOKING & PRESS | chriskeysmusic@gmail.com

 
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