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having produced a full­colour magazine to package a four­track EP that preceded the album. Similarly their live shows (both electric and acoustic) have seen them thrill crowds in Ireland and Spain, in particular, with headline shows and festival appearances alike (including Electric Picnic, Benecassim, SOS 4.8, Santander, San Sebastian). (Delorentos Management) Contact Dan Oggly | dan@frictionpr.com


12 STRANGE BOATS TEENAGE LOVE CONVENTION


wrenching honesty in their big yet simple rock music. Having only just released their debut single, Strange Boats have made a major impact since exploding on to the Irish music scene earlier this year. (Strange Boats) Contact Darragh O’Dea | strangeboats@gmail.com


13 SOLDIERS CAN’T DANCE L.O.V.E.


Hailing from the east of Ireland, Soldiers Can’t Dance debuted across the Irish festival


Combining the parochial storytelling style of Bruce Springsteen with the pop song sensibilities of Sam Cooke, Strange Boats deliver their music with the intent of The Clash... Yet still the band who hail from the rural town of Tuam in the west of Ireland do all this in their own accents and in their own small town way, maintaining credibility through the passion and heart­


circuit in the summer of 2012. Armed with a distinctly vibrant sound and a growing reputation for energetic and downright loud live performances, this three piece have made a name for themselves as one of the most promising young indie acts in the country. Their latest offering to an ever growing fan base, a second EP ‘Me and My Ghost’, confirms their well earned billing as ones to most certainly watch. (NBI Management) Contact Niall Bishop | management@soldierscantdance.com


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