His sixth solo album, Song Of Co-Aklan, was released by Dimple Discs on March 26, 2021.
“Song Of Co-Aklan definitively affirms Coughlan’s place amid Ireland’s poetic pantheon” ~ MOJO (4 stars)
“..shows off a rich Scott Walker-ish voice that’s aging superbly. A welcome return” ~ Uncut
“‘Song Of Co-Aklan’ is a strong contender for Best Irish Album of 2021. You can consider this article a five star review.” ~ Daily Mirror, Ireland
“…stalks the line between soaring rock and cabaret” ~ Brooklyn Vegan
“Devilish genius… has always been a joyous thorn in the side of Irish alternative music; erudite, scathing, never afraid to tread his own, rockier path” ~ Backseat Mafia
“Coughlan is a wise and modest artist with big ideas, a witty and clever songwriter with a biting yet endearing edge” ~ Amplify Music Magazine