It will be his 30th album release and it will put him right up there with just a handful of others who can claim to have hit the 30th mark in the recording stakes.

“I suppose it is a fair achievement in its own right,” says Paddy. “But I have always loved the studio and look forward so much to recording each new album. There are a lot of great artists who have a dread of spending time in the studio. At the end of the day, it really is a case of different strokes for different folks.”