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IN 2001 DECLAN GALBRAITH SIGNED HIS FIRST RECORDING CONTRACT TO EMI AND AT THE AGE OF ONLY TEN YEARS OLD HE RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM TITLED 'DECLAN'.
THROUGH HIS CAREER, DECLAN HAS RELEASED THREE MAJOR LABEL ALBUMS AND SOLD 200,000 PHYSICAL COPIES. AT THE AGE OF 15, AFTER SIGNING TO SABAN ENTERTAINMENT WITH DISTRIBUTION IN GERMANY THROUGH GERMAN POWERHOUSE 'STARWATCH', HE RELEASED HIS SECOND ALBUM 'THANK YOU'. THE ALBUM WAS A HUGE SUCCESS SPENDING 29 WEEKS ON THE TOP 40, PEAKING AT NUMBER 5 AND SELLING 150,000 PHYSICAL COPIES, AS WELL AS GOING GOLD IN AUSTRIA.

WHILE WORKING IN GERMANY, DECLAN TOOK PART IN MANY PROMOTIONAL TRIPS INCLUDING NUMEROUS RADIO AND TV PROMO TOURS AND IN THIS TIME PERFORMED ON OVER THIRTY DIFFERENT TV SHOWS, AS WELL AS BECOMING A REGULAR IN THE FAMOUS 'BRAVO' MAGAZINE. FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF 'THANK YOU', DECLAN TOOK PART IN A NATIONWIDE 52 DATE TOUR AROUND GERMANY AND AUSTRIA. AMONG HIS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS, HE HAS PERFORMED IN CONCERT ALONGSIDE ELTON JOHN AT HULL FOOTBALL STADIUM, AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY FOR THE 'PRIDE OF BRITAIN' AWARDS (ATTENDED BY PRINCE CHARLES) AND ALSO PERFORMED IN CELEBRATION OF THE QUEENS JUBILEE, AT THE PRESTIGIOUS AND HISTORIC ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL.


DECLAN HAS ALSO HAD HUGE SUCCESS IN CHINA AFTER HIS MUSIC WAS USED TO TEACH ENGLISH IN SCHOOLS. IN OCTOBER 2007 HE EMBARKED ON A PRESS TOUR IN CHINA AND IN MAY 2008, HE HELD A SUCCESSFUL THREE NIGHT SOLO TOUR. THIS CONSISTED OF 1 NIGHT IN BEIJING AND TWO NIGHTS IN SHENZHEN. ON THE 8TH OF AUGUST 2012, DECLAN PERFORMED AT THE RENOWNED HACKNEY EMPIRE FOR THE OPENING NIGHT OF THE LONDON CHINESE CULTURAL FESTIVAL, HELD IN CELEBRATION OF THE OLYMPICS.

DECLAN GREW UP LISTENING TO A WIDE RANGE OF MUSIC AND HE HAS BEEN PASSIONATE ABOUT IT FOR AS LONG AS HE CAN REMEMBER. HE HAS BEEN INFLUENCED BY MANY DIFFERENT STYLES AND TREASURES THE MUSIC FROM ARTISTS AS DIVERSE AS, PAUL SIMON, PINK FLOYD, FLEETWOOD MAC, CAT STEVENS, CAROLE KING, CHRISTY MOORE, FAIRPORT CONVENTION, DIRE STRAITS AND DEEP PURPLE.

AS WELL AS PERFORMING, HE SPENDS A LOT OF TIME WRITING AND PRODUCING HIS SONGS, SOME OF WHICH YOU CAN HEAR IN THE MUSIC SECTION OF THIS SITE. HE WRITES WITH A VAST PALETTE OF STYLES AND GENRES AND WITH THE OBJECTIVE TO WRITE FOR OTHER ARTISTS AS WELL. ALONGSIDE SINGING AND WRITING, DECLAN ALSO PLAYS GUITAR AND PIANO.