Archive for December, 2008

JJ72 – Formulae

Monday, December 29th, 2008

JJ72 were an indie rock band from Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The band was formed in 1999 by lead singer Mark Greaney and drummer Fergal Matthews, with Garvan Smith on bass. On June 22, 2006, JJ72 issued a press release announcing they were to split up after seven years together. They cited a struggle with their record label as their main reason for the split.

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Royseven – You Can’t Hide That

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Royseven are a six-piece alternative rock band from County Dublin, Ireland. Royseven’s debut album, The Art of Insincerity was released in October 2006. The band has received the Hope for 2007 award at the Meteors.

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D:Ream – Things Can Only Get Better

Monday, December 15th, 2008

D:Ream was a Northern Irish pop rock / synthpop and dance band of the 1990s.

D:Ream’s achievements in their musical career:

  • 1 Number 1 hit: the re-release of “Things Can Only Get Better”;
  • 2 Top 10 hits: the second re-release of “U R The Best Thing”, and “Shoot Me with Your Love”;
  • 4 Top 20 hits: the re-release of “U R The Best Thing”, “Take Me Away”, “Party Up the World”, and the second re-release of “Things Can Only Get Better”;
  • 4 Top 30 hits: the first release of “Things Can Only Get Better”, “Unforgiven”, “Blame It on Me”, and the double A-side “Star” / “I Like It”;
  • 1 Top 40 hit: “The Power (Of All the Love in the World)”;
  • 1 Top 75 hit: the first release of “U R The Best Thing”.
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Neosupervital – Now That I Found It

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Neosupervital is a four-piece electro-pop band based in Dublin, Ireland. Members Tim Vital, Jessie LoveAction, Miss K and Dancin Vin have been described as Ireland’s answer to Hot Chip or LCD Soundsystem. Tim also drums for Bell X1 when they are on tour.