WATCH! Kodaline Storeroom Sessions
Our cover stars recently performed an acoustic set at HP Towers...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 11 Apr 2013
As the new issue of HP - with Dublin act Kodaline on the cover - hits shelves, we're delighted to present the Hot Press Storeroom Session the lads recently did for us.
The Swords four-piece are set to release debut album In A Perfect World in May, but have already hit the top of the singles chart with 'High Hopes'. Watch them perform both that and the excellent 'All I Want', below.
Read our full interview with the boys in our new issue, in shops now.
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14 Mar 2014 - Gallery
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14 Mar 2014 - REVIEW
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7UP Free throws an early Paddy’s Day party on March 13 when they bring Kodaline to Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre for an exclusive invite-only acoustic gig.
03 Mar 2014 - News
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Swords act scoop Public Choice Award in Groningen...
16 Jan 2014 - News
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Order restored for the Swords superstars...
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