Lou McMahon - Pockets of Change, single release
“Pockets of Change” was written by Lou McMahon and is a remixed and remastered version of the track from her debut EP (2008). Although “Pockets of Change” was never officially released as a single, it received local and national radio play at the time. This is a follow up release to “Wide Eyed Lady”, a single from the same EP that was released in November 2020, the music video for Wide Eyed Lady accumulated over 40, 000 views on social media platforms both national and regional airplay in Ireland, UK, Slovakia and Italy.
“Pockets of Change” tells a folk story about a girl who loses her belief and will to live, but she finds strength in a love affair to carry on. The track is produced by and features Terry Woods of The Pogues fame.
Lou McMahon is a much-loved Irish singer/songwriter from County Clare. Through the years, Lou has performed as a support act to many influential Irish artists including Mundy, Mary Coughlan and Freddie White. Lou McMahon has regularly toured throughout Europe as a headline act and over the years she has performed as a support act to many influential Irish artists, most notably Jack Lukeman on his 27's Club tour and Terry Woods of The Pogues fame works with Lou on her recordings.
Lou enjoys being a freelance culture journalist contributing to Culture File on RTE Lyric FM (drive time) and she presents a radio show called The Cool of the Evening on Limerick City Community Radio. Her thirst for travelling the globe lead to Lou working as a featured soloist musician with Princess cruises, which resulted in the making of A RIVER music video and documentary. McMahon has performed in Canada, Australia, Europe and America. Lou McMahon is represented by Manager Joanne Ledesma in the USA.
“Pockets of Change” Song Credits Songwriter: Lou McMahon
Producer: Terry Woods.
Additional production and mix: Chris O'Brien and Graham Murphy at The Production Suite Dublin.
Musicians: Vocals and guitar - Lou McMahon. Mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar, veillette - Terry Woods. Percussion - Donal McPartlin. Bass guitar - Alan Bennett. Drum Programming, Keyboards and Guitar - Graham Murphy and Chris O’Brien.
Mastering: Wav Mastering - Richard Dowling.