little xs for eyes

Pop
County Dublin
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A HARMONY LADEN BAND - MADE WITH EQUAL PARTS BOY AND GIRL -OUR MUSIC TELLS OF TRAGIC HEROES & FUNNY VALENTINES, TAKING PLACE ON EMPTY DANCEFLOORS & LONG WALKS HOME.

THE BAND RELEASED THEIR DÉBUT ALBUM, S.A.D. IN 2011, TO UNANIMOUS CRITICAL ACCLAIM. IN 2013, THEY BROUGHT OUT SUMMER STAY – ONE OF NIALLER9'S SONGS OF THE YEAR. THIS WAS THE FIRST SINGLE FROM THEIR FORTHCOMING SOPHOMORE ALBUM TO BE RELEASED JANUARY 2015.
THEY RELEASE THEIR NEXT SINGLE – LOVE GETS LOST, PRODUCED BY SOLAR BEARS' RIAN TRENCH - IN AUGUST.
THEY HAVE BEEN DOING MANY TV, RADIO AND WEB SLOTS SINCE THEIR FIRST ALBUM INCLUDING APPEARANCES ON RTE'S LATE LATE SHOW, THE WORKS, JUICE & TWO TUBE, TG4'S CEOL AR AN IMEAL AND SESSIONS ON RTE'S ARENA, DAN HEGERTY, AND TODAY FM'S PAUL MCLOON SHOW.

TRACKS HERE:
SUMMER STAY
GONE GONE GONE - FROM OUR DEBUT ALBUM 'S.A.D'
BETTE DAVIS EYES - OUR TAKE ON THE CLASSIC FOR RECORD STORE GAY 2013 COMPILATION

PREVIOUS RELEASES AVAILABLE FROM BANDCAMP {link at left} AND IN STORE

'officially our favourite Irish pop band' State Magazine

'little xs for eyes debut album S.A.D. is a bit like being locked in a fully-stocked artroom with a group of people who all paint versions of the same pictures, filling the air with harmonies as they work away.'
Nay / Harmless Noise

'little xs for eyes are pretty badass'. Nialler9

'The Irish indie scene continues to flourish, thanks to to bands like little xs for eyes. The six piece are one of the tightest bands around, with pitch perfect multi-part harmonies, dazzling melodies and a clutch of genuinely catchy songs. '
The Ticket / Irish Times

'I think I've found my new favorite Irish band. Perfect harmonies, hand-clapping, expressive melodies, bittersweet lyrics… everything you’d ever want in an indie/folk pop, lo-fi group...Thank you Ireland.'
The Gigity Blog

'In the Light is one of the most touching and beautiful Irish tracks of this or any other year.
This début is one of the most deliciously sweet hues of bitter you could possibly taste. ' Eamon Sweeney / day&night / Irish Independent

'Officially our favourite Irish pop band. The execution is perfect, a crystal clear combination of twinkling instruments and beautifully balanced vocals. S.A.D. is a record of real substance.' Phil Udel / State Magazine

'genuinely swoonsome folk-pop melodies...the girl/boy vocal interplay of songwriters Bennie Reilly and Davey Moor sounds natural at every juncture...A cosy blanket of sounds for all seasons' Lauren Murphy / The Ticket

'bursting with clever, engaging melodies and decorated with delicate vocal harmonies...a superb record.'
Eamonn Seoige / AU Magazine

'winsome, breathy...full of delicious close harmonies and hooks you can hang your coat on' Hot Press

'an album clocked full of classic pop moments' Chris McGrath / echoparade

'a fantastic record that will send pop fans into raptures with its gorgeous blend of hooks’n'harmonies'
Nay / Harmless Noise

'Dublin-based group blessed with dashing harmonies and wistful, wry, infectious tunes' Irish Times

'definitely one of the best débuts of the year' Dan Hegerty

'S.A.D. is chockablock with brilliant harmonies' Jim Carroll

Bennie Reilly: voice & guitar
Davey Moor: voice, guitar, mandolin, ukulele & psaltery
Michelle Considine: voice, glockenspiel & keys
Ed Costello: drums
Lucy Jackson: voice, keys & violin
Harry Bookless: Bass

Contact: littlexsforeyes@gmail.com

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Somewhere with a Dance Floor In Three Years on RTÉ's 'The Works' In Three Years Summer Stay - little xs for eyes

Upcoming Gigs

  3 Aug 2014 14:00 Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Offaly   Castlepalooza    
  4 Aug 2014 10:45 Phoenix Park, Dublin 8   Rock'n'Roll Half Marathon    
  23 Aug 2014 19:00 Killyon Manor, Meath   Another Love Story {Festival}