Premiere: Dermot Kennedy Shares "Power Over Me"

The single arrives just a week before the Irish singer-songwriter kicks off his Keep the Evenings Long World Tour.

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Dermot Kennedy has released his new single "Power Over Me."

The Irish singer-songwriter wrote the anthemic cut alongside Scott Harris and Toronto-based producer Koz, who's worked with big-name acts like Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, and Meek Mill. 

"The whole song started with just that one idea, that sole lyric of ‘you've got that power over me,'" Kennedy explained. "The idea of being totally bewitched by somebody, to be totally under their spell, in a really good way. Just totally enamored."

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"Power Over Me" arrives just a week before Kennedy kicks off his Keep the Evenings Long Tour. The 42-date trek will begin Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C., and will includes stops in Toronto, Brooklyn, Atlanta, and Seattle, before concluding Nov. 19 in Los Angeles.

You can listen to the new record above, and check out a behind-the-scenes video about the inspiration behind "Power Over Me" below. 

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Keep the Evenings Long Tour Dates: 
Friday, 10/26: Washington, DC @ Black Cat
Sunday, 10/28: Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
Monday 10/29: Boston, MA @ Royale
Tuesday 10/30: Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
Friday 11/ 2: Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
Sunday 11/4: Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
Tuesday 11/6: Houston, TX @ The Studio at Warehouse Live
Wednesday 11/7: Austin, TX @ Mohawk
Friday 11/9: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
Sunday 11/11: Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
Monday 11/12: San Diego, CA @ Music Box
Tuesday 11/13: San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
Thursday 11/15: Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre
Friday 11/16: Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Sunday 11/18: Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Hotel
Monday 11/19: Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre

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