Haunted by Hooks and Good Old Fashioned Songcraft
"His songs are organic spoonfuls of classic pop and folk, naturally sweet, non-GMO, without the sugar crash; his style hearkens back to the days of Simon and Garfunkel, the Beatles, and maybe a bit of Partridge Family." - Zenabi
"A meloditician!" - Frank Critelli, Cygnus Radio
"Singer-songwriter Brian Larney seems capable of conjuring irresistible hooks out of mid-air, a pop craftsman of endless invention" - Hank Hoffman, Director, Best Video Film and Cultural Center
Hailing from the picturesque village of Black Rock, CT, Brian Larney's musical journey has been defined by a rich tapestry of melodies, heartfelt lyrics, and a commitment to genuine storytelling.
With a sound that resonates with authenticity, Larney has carved a niche for himself in the Northeastern music scene, with his songs finding a home on the airwaves of esteemed stations like WFUV in New York. His hauntingly beautiful compositions have not only captured the hearts of radio listeners but have also made their mark on television and film, including the soundtrack of Sylvester Stallone's "Driven."
A seasoned performer, Larney has graced stages alongside musical luminaries such as Cheap Trick, Big Head Todd, Eddie Berman, and many more. From the historic Tarrytown Music Hall to the vibrant Wall Street Theater and the intimate Space Ballroom, his performances leave an indelible impression on audiences.
A true musical polymath, Larney's prowess extends beyond his soul-stirring vocals; he is a multi-instrumentalist, weaving intricate melodies on both guitar and piano. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Neil Finn, Glenn Tilbrook, Gregory Alan Isakov, and Nathaniel Rateliff, Larney's music is a fusion of classic influences and contemporary artistry.
With a discography that boasts five albums and a dozen singles, Larney's dedication to his craft is evident in the depth and diversity of his musical output. Each track is a testament to his commitment to creating an immersive and unforgettable sonic experience for his listeners.
Brian Larney's journey continues to unfold, his music resonating with those who appreciate the power of storytelling woven into the fabric of expertly crafted songs. As he continues to captivate audiences with his evocative tunes, there's no doubt that Brian Larney is a force to be reckoned with in the world of alt-folk and adult pop.