Ryan O’Shaughnessy: the Irish singer competes in the Eurovision final on Saturday. Photograph: Pedro Nunes/Reuters

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  • Music
  • May 24, 2013, 01:00

“Estuary soul”, he calls it, “more Church of England than gospel”, this feudal mix of electric guitar, upright bass and the most restrained, grainy(...)