Seán O’Reilly is a composer, songwriter, guitarist and graphic designer. Having graduated with distinction from the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, Seán has worked as a composer on a wide range of projects writing for television, film, and other artists. Notable credits include work on Harrods ‘A Very British Bear Tale’ Christmas advertising campaign, fashion designer Valerie’s AW17 show at Stockholm Fashion Week, and most recently horror comedy series ‘I, Dog’ starring Hannah Spearritt and Simon Connolly. Seán’s versatility and adaptability is evident from the broad spectrum of genres his work has spanned, always maintaining an open-minded and adaptable approach to making music.
A technically advanced guitarist, Seán has over 10 years of experience gigging at numerous festivals and high profile venues across the UK including the legendary Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Recently he has been performing extensively with London based dream-pop band White Fever, playing to sold-out crowds in some of the capital’s most iconic venues including a support slot for Oscar & The Wolf at Electrowerkz. In 2014 Seán recorded and produced White Fever's debut EP 'Beating of Wings', which was met with enthusiastic reviews and has amassed hundreds of thousands of plays on Spotify alone. This was followed up in 2017 with the 'Concrete' EP which was featured on Iggy Pop’s ‘Iggy Confidential’ show on BBC 6 music.
As a qualified and accomplished graphic designer, Seán has worked with a number of artists including My Bloody Valentine, Anton Newcombe (The Brian Jonestown Massacre) and Barrie Cadogan (Little Barrie, Primal Scream, The The).
"Seán is a guitarist with an advanced technique and a player of taste and originality. Moreover, in his part writing and in his use of new technology he displays originality and flair.
These attributes - together with a full grasp of recording techniques and a facility with keyboard writing, performing and performance - insure that Seán’s compositions and productions are compelling and rewarding.
Seán is able to cover a wide variety of styles, he has a rich artistic approach to his music and he is as reliable as a professional musician should be."
Jim Williams - Head Of Guitar, Bimm