Music Journey
25, Jul
How Irish Music became part of the International Mainstream

The international music scene has seen many Irish musicians and bands wave the Irish flag in the air. Irish music developed from its roots in traditional Celtic music to the more popular forms we know today. Even more popular music has incorporated traditional music and its styles. We’re sure someone out there is listening to an Irish song right now. Irish music is part the international mainstream music.

How did Irish music make it into the mainstream? Many artists have helped to promote Irish music. Sinead O’Connor and Van Morrisson are notable. Hothouse Flowers, Enya, and Enya are also noteworthy. Her haunting voice is a hallmark of New Age music. The Pogues are also a major factor in the promotion of Irish rock music. In the 1990s, there was a time when Irish music was blended with African drums to produce the distinctive Afro-Celtic drum & bass sound. One thing we can say is that Irish music can appeal to a wider audience.

Every day, a wide variety of musical styles are played to an international audience. People can choose from dance or rock music. Irish bands have been able to win the hearts of their fans despite being in fierce competition for their ears. Punk rock was a popular form of music in the 1970s, with several Irish bands contributing to its popularity. The Boomtown Rats and U2 emerged out of this time.

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