Our Krypton Son

Our Krypton Son is the moniker of Derry singer-songwriter Chris McConaghy

Conceived over three days, from a tent pitched in an abandoned building on his daughter’s toy guitar in the harsh terrains of Ireland’s creeslough, Chris wrote in his diaries “its bloody freezing and I’m shivering. shivering with the starling, shaking with the gorse bush but I’m here to write an album, this village and I”. That ‘village’ produced a unique set which are introspective, otherworldly and hopelessly romantic. The album is “a song cycle about rebirth, the first growl of love and its final wheeze, the squalor and the glamour of it, one season giving way to another”.