Singer Songwriter Ursula Connolly was born in Dublin to a musical family. She began performing as part of a Folk trio with her sisters Inez and Rita, from a young age. She then entered the world of business and worked in Marketing until 1995 when she gave it all up to go into the Music Business full-time.
Ursula then joined ‘The Fallen Angels’ an all female A’ccapella foursome and toured extensively in Ireland, England, Scotland, Germany, Denmark, France, Switzerland. The Fallen Angels released an Album called ‘Happy Ever After’ on which Ursula sang the title track and wrote one of only 2 original songs on the album, ‘Virtual Strangers’ which was later renamed ‘African Sunset’ on her Debut Solo Album.
In 2000 Ursula released the self financed Debut Album entitled ‘Picture of Myself’ which was co-written and produced by her brother Peter Connolly. The album received excellent reviews and she toured it in Germany, Scotland, France and Ireland. In 2004 Ursula wrote the music for a poignant, independent documentary production about the effects of the war in the middle east called ‘The Children of Janine’. 
 
 
 
                                                   

  

Ursula has recently returned to her first love Jazz and has been performing a lively set of Jazz and Swing tunes based on the music of the greats like Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe and combining them with contemporary artists like Norah Jones, Katie Melua and Irish jazz/rockabilly sensation Imelda May. Ursula also adds a selection of her own original material that fits with the particular Genre. This year in collaboration with her brother Peter, her long standing writing partner  and plans are well underway for a new album of original material for release in the spring of 2011   

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To find out more about Ursula Connolly visit her website here.