BUTTERFLY EXPLOSION

Alternative
County Dublin
1175

Butterfly Explosion's debut album "Lost Trails" is released March 1st 2010 on Irish label Revive Records. The single 'Closer' was released in October 2009 and has been receiving extensive national airplay from Ireland's leading alternative music shows such as Paul McLoone(TodayFM), featuring in his best of 2009 show, and Dan Hegarty(2FM) who described the track as "My Bloody Valentine meets M83 meets Sigur Ros in Heaven". The track also saw the band become Featured Artist on Chicago based Future Perfect Radio.

Butterfly Explosion will be touring across Europe in Spring 2010 following the album release with the first week of gigs confirmed for the UK in February, including a ClubAC30 night at the ICA London on February 17th.

BIOGRAPGHY
Originally a solo home project of Gazz Carr, Butterfly Explosion has developed into a full blown band, releasing two EPs independently, touring North America, UK and Ireland, with interest bringing festival appearances as far afield as Austin Texas (SXSW) and Tallin Estonia (Paljassaare Rock Fest). Their increasingly epic live shows have seen them be championed by many as one of the most promising bands to emerge from Ireland in recent years. With tracks from the 2nd EP receiving airplay from XFM London to KCRW California, as well as featuring in MOJO magazine's staff playlist, the band's growing profile was helped further by appearances on compilation releases in 2008 by Invada Records ("The Secret Garden - the new wave of shoegaze") and Northern Star Records ("Psychedelica 3"). When UK webzine Drowned In Sound had a week of articles in April 2009 dedicated to the revival and diverse influence of the early 90s shoegaze scene, Butterfly Explosion were amongst the international artists highlighted as ones to watch.

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