The Mad Dalton


  1. 1.
    Seafaring Man
  2. 2.
    Timebomb - Radio edit
  3. 3.
    Spirit of Rocky
  4. 4.
    Oh Marseille
  5. 5.
    Little Belfry
'The Mad Dalton' is the musical moniker of Belfast based independent musician/writer Peter GW Sumadh.
Open Season: a “beautiful debut” - Hot Press Magazine 🙏 😊
Seafaring Man: "wistful Americana aiming two eyes firmly on the horizon” The Thin Air
Golden Cage "a lovely slice of gently psychedelic Americana - BBC Radio Ulster
Oh Marseille: "uplifting and lion-hearted in equal measure". BBC's Across The Line.
The Little Belfry: born out of experience and tireless craft…" Taylor Johnson
"A uniquely captivating and emotive song-maker..” STATE IE.
Mining the travails of a life spent across three continents, Sumadh's been described as everything from "morose mariachi" to “Radiohead meets Mumford…on a bad day”.
‘The Mad Dalton’ discography combines a myriad of styles, citing influences such as Sparklehorse, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, The Sadies & the poet Rimbaud. With original songs and live shows that have transfixed whether solo or accompanied by members of his Dalton Gang, performances are dynamic & genre-defying, combining deep introspective lyrics with carefully crafted pathos and an infallible authenticity that is uniquely ‘The Mad Dalton’ & occupies a unique place in Belfast & the island of Ireland’s vibrant music scene.


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