For Irish Singer-Songwriter Declan O'Rourke, Music Is All About Story

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Some songwriters are known for their catchy hooks, others for lush instrumentation or grooves made for dancing. But for Irish singer-songwriter Declan O'Rourke, it's all about the story.

Born in Dublin and known as a balladeer, O'Rourke is a gifted lyricist who writes and sings about romance, compassion, history and mortality.

WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with O'Rourke about his music as he performs live in Radio Boston's studio.

Declan O'Rourke will be performing at Club Passim in Cambridge Thursday night at 8 p.m.


Declan O'Rourke, Irish singer-songwriter. He tweets @declanorourke.

This segment aired on November 6, 2014.

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Sacha Pfeiffer Host, All Things Considered
Sacha Pfeiffer was formerly the host of WBUR's All Things Considered.



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