- 23 Apr 13
They’ve featured on Grey’s Anatomy and rubbed shoulders with British politicians and Pixies alike. Gary Barlow is gushing over them on Twitter, while Julian Lennon enjoys photographing their soundchecks. With their debut album ready and several high profile summer festival dates confirmed, a fast-rising Kodaline have certainly come a long way from the earlier “fucking awful” teen incarnation that battled it out on You’re A Star...
An incredibly austere UK budget is about to be announced and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is feeling the heat in a BBC studio. His opposite number, the British Labour Party’s Ed Balls is going for the jugular, telling him pointedly that he’s “destroyed” the economy. And on that bombshell, as producers scramble to move the Andrew Marr Show along... “Four Paddies with guitars!”
In A Perfect World is out on June 7. Kodaline play Longitude, Dublin on July 20 and Indiependence, Michelstown on August 2. See hotpress.com for an exclusive live session.