Five lads from Dublin took the rock world by storm in 2003 when they released their first album So Much for the City. The Thrills, who got their name from the Michael Jackson album Thriller, were already playing huge summer festivals in Europe and topping the charts in the U.K. and Ireland before they invaded America. Lead singer and lyricist Conor Deasy, guitarist Daniel Ryan, … [Read more...] about The Thrills
Selections of recently released music by Irish artists. ℘℘℘ Critic's Pick: James Galway Wings of Song Perhaps the greatest living flutist, 64-year-old Sir James Galway, has recorded a collection of popular arias and classical songs on his latest release Wings of Song. Highlights of the album include "The Lord of the Rings Suite", Schubert's "Ave Maria", the Irish-American … [Read more...] about Music Roundup
The Irish rock band The Thrills have been taking the U.S. by storm this summer, and recently played a sold-out show in New York City. Following the success of their debut album So Much For the City, the Dublin band’s new album, which is not yet titled, is due to be released on September 13. Meanwhile, they are touring North America and Europe, playing summer festivals. ♦ … [Read more...] about The Thrills Conquer the U.S.