Bap's anniversary today & the Love Hurts EP - Thank you!
I had a feeling early on about Love Hurts, that it was going to be no ordinary EP! It's been quite a journey putting it together and getting it out there, but I'm really glad now that I did it.
Bap’s music will never die, and it will always speak for itself. But the Love Hurts EP has allowed me to share more about the man behind the music, and that's been a joy and a privilege.
For me it’s lovely to stay in touch with people from all round the world who have appreciated and supported Bap’s music over the years. So many have talked about how moved and enlightened they have been by Love Hurts - especially by the spoken tracks.
And of course the EP is doing a great job in raising funds for Marie Curie!
I'd like to say a big thanks to every single person who has got involved with Love Hurts - either by helping to get the word out, ordering the EP, donating to Marie Curie, or helping in any way at all.
And don't forget you can still donate to Marie Curie. Every donation however small is appreciated.
Thanks for remembering Bap & his music - Keep on listening & sharing the magic!
Many thanks to Robin Elliott for his support with Love Hurts and for remembering Bap. It was lovely to see Robin today in his studio at NVTV and to have a good chat about Bap and the Love Hurts EP.
Broadcast details to follow.
Johnny Hero chats to Brenda Kennedy about her late husband Bap Kennedy and the Love Hurts EP which is raising funds for Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast
Many thanks to Noel Casey for remembering Bap on his show last night. Click here to listen again.
Many thanks to Gavin Glass at Radio Nova 100 in Dublin for playing Love Hurts this evening.
I’m looking forward to joining Johnny Hero later today on his show at Radio U105 when we’ll be chatting about Bap coming up to his anniversary (1 Nov) and the Love Hurts EP which is raising funds for Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast.
Here’s the link to listen live (today at 3:30 pm)
And here’s the link to Listen Back
Thank you to the Irish News for this great article about the Love Hurts EP today. Hopefully everyone will have received their copy of Love Hurts before long.
Many people have emailed or posted to say they received their copy. Thank you for letting me know and for all the lovely comments.
I'm delighted that there's so much support for the Love Hurts EP - even though there's not much room on my floor at the moment!! I should have every order posted by tomorrow, so you can look out for your EP arriving at your door very soon.
Thanks everyone for all your orders and donations - for remembering Bap & his music, and for supporting Marie Curie - Northern Ireland
With two weeks to go until the release of the Love Hurts EP, I’m delighted to report that there is now over £2000 in for Marie Curie Hospice!
I’m looking forward to joining Ralph McLean on his show this evening on BBC Radio Ulster (8-10pm) when we will talk about the EP.
Many thanks to Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) for their support with the Love Hurts EP.
Many thanks to Ralph McLean for a great show last night - and for playing some great Bap songs!
I’m looking forward to chatting to Ralph on his show next Wednesday (17 Oct 2018)
Listen Again link
Thanks to Eve Blair for playing Love Hurts on her radio show last night.
You can hear the song on Listen Again (from 15m 30)
Brenda was interviewed this morning for the Sunday Sequence show on BBC Radio Ulster. The presenter was Audrey Carville.
Listen again (from 1h 23)
Today would have been Bap’s & my 10th wedding anniversary, and I wanted to come up with a special way to mark the date.
Recently among some studio archives I came across an old (2009) recording that I'd forgotten all about. It was Bap and me singing Love Hurts together. When I heard the song again after so long it brought back some very precious memories, so I’m putting out a Special Edition EP featuring Love Hurts.
This is my way of helping people remember Bap and his music - but the EP is about more than music. It’s also about who Bap really was, the man behind the music, both in his own words (spoken) and from my personal tribute.
Thanks everyone for your support.