Annie, Padraig, Jonny and Dave ply a melodic indie-pop racket.
Yeh Deadlies are founding members of the Popical Island Collective.
what the smart people say:
Icon, Phantom FM's Album of the Month April 2011.
"The primary achievement of this very fine debut album is one that so many bands fail to comprehend, let alone attain: the blending of talent and skill with charisma and charm" - The Irish Times 4/5 (Album Of The Week)
"It might be cold outside but The First Book of Lessons is your ticket to high summer. Stick on your suncream and fall in love." - AU Magazine 8/10
"an absolute gem, one of the finest albums of the year" - Popgoestheradio.blog
"Some bands get it. Some bands don’t. Dublin’s ramshackle Yeh Deadlies do[...] there’s such a wonderfully warm feeling to Yeh Deadlies’ music" - Everett True
"Yeh Deadlies’ roomy debut, The First Book of Lessons has the clout to punch Irish songwriting up a level[...]The sweet boy/girl vocals will be the talking point but there’s more than sugar holding it together" - Newswhip.ie
"delightful, ramshackle and genuinely exciting" - Phil Udell, HeinekenMusic.ie
"overflowing with power-pop hooks and cute, boy/girl harmonies" - Snipe London
"Yeh Deadlies are distinctly Dublin in sound and cheery in tone [...] golden age pop by the most rudimentary of means" - Hot Press
"An absolute joy of a single from this Dublin group...an absolutely beautiful nugget of super-optimistic, shambolic, sugar-rush, we-can-do-anything, distantly wistful, cardigan-wearin’ power-pop that bounces around like sitting on a freshly mown hillside with your friends on the last day of school in July...It’s so great I could cry. - Stereo Sanctity Blog
"crepe-paper-pop". - NME