CRONIN - THE FIRST KISS OF LOVE
Irish band Cronin have had a few eventful months while finishing off their debut album from Pete Doherty giving them shout outs in arena’s to Noel Gallagher hiding behind their CD cover to escape the London paparazzi to Niall Horan turning up to their gigs.
The album has been a labour of love over 3 years. Recorded in their own Transmission Rooms studio with long term collaborators Ger McDonnell(U2, Manics, Dexys), Karl Odlum(The Frames, Fionn Regan) and string arranger Terry Edwards(PJ Harvey,Tindersticks).
Never a band to pass up an opportunity there are quite a few names from the Irish industry on the album from fiddling Waterboy Steve Wickham, JJ72’s Mark Greaney, vibmaster BP Fallon reading John Donne, Mod Godfater Irish Jack Lyons reflecting on past love and Pogue Shane MacGowan giving one of his trademark screams amongst others.
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