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“Celebration” Single co-written by Joe Echo

An Irish singer-songwritter has co-written Madonna’s new single – and it’s destined to be a massive hit.

The track, called Celebration, was co-written by Joe Echo with Madonna and her producers Paul Oakenfold and Ian Green.

And pals said Joe, whose real name is Ciaran Gribbin, is thrilled Celebration will be the first single released from Madonna’s greatest hits album.

An insider said, “Celebration” is the title track of Madonna’s greatest hits album of the same name.

“The album will be released on September 25 but the single will be available for download from August 4. The single will be played first on RTE 2FM on Monday after 1pm.”

Of course Ciaran is over the moon about the whole thing – he’s delighted to be involved with the new Madonna single. He’s had a great year so far.”

Joe Echo went recently to #1 in the American download dance album chart as a remix of his track All My Sundays is included in Paul oakenfold’s chart-topping album Perfecto Vegas.

And his current single The Heart That Knows Desire is beginning to pick up airplay from radio.

In the past Ciaran was frontman of the band Leya and he also provided backing vocals or Snow Patrol on their multi platinum selling album Eyes Open.

At the moment he is working on Joe Echo’s debut album which is due out in 2010. The insider added: “Word about Ciaran’s talents is spreading fast.”

Article from Irish Mirror / Thanks to Riv OtherShore