Listed below are Shane's solo releases. Scroll down further to see select projects Shane has contributed to.
Released: April 2020
Rain Dance is Shane Hennessy's third studio release. Featuring eleven original compositions arranged for solo acoustic guitar, Rain Dance showcases Hennessy's flatpicking skills for the first time, as well as his unique fingerpicking techniques. Musical influences are drawn from traditional Irish music, traditional West African music, hip-hop, and classical music. Click on the album cover to discover more!
Released: December 2020
Idircheol is Shane Hennessy's fourth solo release, recorded at home during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland. Featuring compositions and arrangements inspired by his upbringing in Irish traditional music, ‘Idircheol’ is a musical interlude which reflects on the changing pace and shape of our daily lives in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The creation of this album was supported by The Arts Council of Ireland. Click on the album cover to discover more!
Released: July 2017
This album retains the melodic nature of Zephyrus while building on more complex harmonic structures and forms, as well as incorporating world and ethnic influences and elements of classical music. The core concept of this album revolves around visual music - music that transports the listener to a specific time or place. Click on the album cover to discover more!
Released: June 2015
Zephyrus, Shane's first release was recorded in March 2015, and released the following June. This album showcases eight original compositions in a variety of styles. It has received favourable reviews and feedback from fans worldwide. This CD includes fan favourites 'Avenue' and 'The Rebellion'.