WATCH: Dermot Kennedy shares moving fan video on the true power of music

By Sarah Finnan

October 20, 2020 at 11:30am


There are few things in this world as powerful as music. 'Tis rare a day goes by that I don't have Spotify playing in the background because, as you all know, there's music for every mood. Happy, sleepy, grumpy... sounds like I'm just naming Disney dwarves, but you get the picture.

Known for his moving lyrics and heartfelt melodies, Dermot Kennedy's music is often credited with helping people through tough times, but little compares to the below video. Sent to the Irish singer by a fan, it shows an elderly woman reacting to his track Rome with the sender explaining that despite battling early-onset dementia the past few years, the song helped her Grandmother tap into a part of her memory she had forgotten about.

Saying that the video made his day "a lot better", Kennedy shared the video with his social media followers, warming many a cold heart in the process.


A testament to the true healing powers of Dermot Kennedy's music, that was just the tonic we needed on a rainy Tuesday such as today.

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