‘Tony is extremely talented and a gentleman. I am humbled by true, great, organic, music: there's something about Ireland: but I must say there is something very special and honest about Tony Benn's songs and voice’. Johnette Napolitano(concrete blonde,talking heads).
Tony Benn is a singer/songwriter from Miltown Malbay Co. Clare,Ireland and has been playing music since the 90s first in the grunge band Exploding Marmalade(winner of the 2005 temple bar new bands competition and featured on the Irish top 30 listed album one good jukebox)then in a variety of bands(Sexy results,Addiction,Soul Panda and Miles)also as a busker on the streets of Dublin now as a singer/songwriter.
His self tititled first album was released summer 2009 featuring collaborations with American songstress Johnette Napolitano and new European talent like Anthony Ward and Rebeca Massey .
"Tony plays alt folk in the vein of Damien Rice and death in June surprising and beautiful Freds Music nl
Tony is currently touring in Canada including the wreakhouse jazz and blues festivel and the Canada day festivities in St johns