Described by the BBC as “Bruce Springsteen having English tea with Billy Bragg”, Rob Halligan is an award winning recording artist and songwriter.
With six studio albums now under his belt, Rob Halligan is no stranger to the limelight. With numerous appearances on TV and Radio, awards for composition, performance and recording and a list of venues from Hong Kong to Rio via Europe and America, Rob's songs continue to make their impressions on audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Halligan’s musical influences range from the Clash and Billy Brag to John Mayer, Springsteen and Steve Earle and this is evident in the edgy, radio friendly style he has developed without compromising his genuine faith.
Love Come Down is Robs latest album. Released in October 2014 the first single from the album, the title track "Love Come Down" with is storming horn section and ripping guitars immediately earned local radio airplay. The 12 track album also include 2 bonus recordings - updated versions of "Streets Of This Town" and "Dancing With Seagulls".
After the release of his songbook and CD The Tales of Seven Guitars, his sixth studio album, Another Fine Mess, (recorded with Graeme Duffin and Sandy Jones of Wet Wet Wet) came out and immediately attracted national radio play (BBC Radio 2). Then he delivered the One Nation Session, recorded live in Warwick, UK and the One Nation Session on DVD.
Robs song writing reflects events in his life from his experiences living on the streets to loosing his father in the terrorist events of 9/11 in New York. There is a heartfelt honesty rarely found in popular music today and Halligan delivers with a passion time after time.
Originally from the south coast of England, Rob now lives in the midlands. He tours as a solo artist across the UK and has played in America, Canada, Hong Kong and Europe. He also sings with 1980’s hit makers After The Fire.
“The question remains that why have such artists as Rob never gained the exposure he sorely deserves? He certainly has the quality and talent to succeed; all he needs is that lucky break. ” …Maverick Magazine
“Halligan has created a breath-taking collection of songs that deserves to be heard”… Wildey’s World Reviews