Malachy Tallack is a singer-songwriter from Shetland. He has released four albums and one EP, and has played support for numerous artists, including Runrig, King Creosote, Karine Polwart, Newton Faulkner and Matt Cardle.
In addition to his music, Malachy is also a writer and editor. His debut novel, The Valley at the Centre of the World, was published in May 2018. His non-fiction book, Sixty Degrees North, was featured as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week in 2015.
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"A precise, poetic lyricist with real depth, tremendous sense of place and a strong hint of darkness; a singer with a unique voice which sounds full of conviction and absolutely convincing." Tom Morton
"His writing sits confidently in a contemporary roots-pop vein . . . Strong melodies and memorable choruses . . . unafraid to tackle big subjects." Sue Wilson, The Scotsman