The Wells of the World – Looking Back

Cover art for the wells of the world

THE WELLS OF THE WORLD Ahead of my upcoming live gig with DeBarra’s Clonakilty  featuring all the songs from The Wells of the World, I’ve been contemplating on the creation of this album. This was my first solo album and was launched by Philip King in September 1997 in the Lobby Bar in Cork. That […]

Commissions – My Works of Passion

John Spillane Studio

Recently with gigs being off, I have found myself writing a lot of commission pieces. It’s been a really lovely and humbling challenge. Running with an idea and making a piece of art out of it is something I get great pleasure out of. I believe that you can find beauty in just about anything. […]

A Blast from the Past

Social media really is a funny thing sometimes! Recently, photographer Marc O’ Sullivan tagged me on instagram with these old photos, I got in contact with him and sent them on. It’s me 22 years ago with my first solo album The Wells Of The World. I was 36 years old when I released my […]

100 Snow White Horses

100 Snow White Horses is a new album from John Spillane due for independent release at the end of 2020. Inspired by his travels around Ireland, these new songs are full of poetry, Irish mythology and wonder. 100 Snow White Horses is John’s first independent album in 20 years. Recorded in London with producer John Reynolds and singer […]