Seamus Fogarty recounts a night spent sleeping in church on new offering “Carlow Town”, the second single taken from his upcoming album. The collision of Aristotelian lyric poetry (minus lyre) and questionable electronic manipulations take what could easily be condemned as beige folk music and turns it into a sonic exploration mirrored by sublime storytelling.

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Not only has the town of Carlow now got a heroic poem courtesy of Mr Fogarty, it is also graced with three churches, a darts academy and an engorged pharmaceutical employer.

“Carlow Town” is out now.