David Lydon is working on material for his second album, the follow up to his debut "Hello Ugly Hello Friend." This album was made with an independent spirit, using whatever means were available to him at the time. With a troubled past and times of inner struggle providing a lot of the material for his work, David has an emotionally direct way of expressing himself, singing from the heart in short, uncomplicated sentences that speak volumes in emotion and meaning.
With pieces like "Beautiful Song," a song David says he wrote after finding peace for no particular reason in the midst of a tortuous work environment, and "You Care for me," written after an argument with a close family member, he sings about the feelings of remorse and helplessness in the face of his own anger while at the same time seeing all that this person has done for him. He writes about those moments when we see through our clouds and glimpse what is really essential and true for us in our lives.
David comes from the west coast of Ireland, and still spends a lot of his time there. He draws inspiration from the sea air and the beauty of the landscape, whiich he gets out in as much as possible. His music has received kind praise from the NME as "fragile, yearning jazz folk" as well as praise for the quality of his self-produced work.