Meet Swords, The Irish band who last year released their 2nd album titled, Tidal Waves. This three piece who are currently getting plenty of air play with their offering know a thing or two when it comes to their music. They are Diane Anglim, Ian Frawley, and Jarlath Canning.
This three piece band like to blend guitars, drums, and piano hooks with haunting and intimate vocals. They originate from various counties here in Ireland, including Dublin, Kilrush, and Carlow and at the moment they are based here in Dublin. They are Independent and they describe their genre as alternative.
Their album was released last October and their reviews have been very promising. Below is text sourced from them for you here at Prime Bling (PB) Your favorite on line digital entertainment guide.
( Album release and the aftermath progress:)
Nialler9 premiered the album online with a one week live streamThe independently released album reached number 1 in the iTunes alternative charts, and number 3 in the full album charts. Top 40 in the full IRMA charts.
We launched the album with a headline gig in The Workman’s Club. We pre-sold over 130 tickets and played to over 200 people on the night.
Entered the Irish Charts in the Top 40Chosen by Dan Hegarty as Album of the week on 2FM
Our single ‘The Letter’ was included in the Paul McLoone Show- Today FM’s Ultimate Playlist of 2016Our live Glorybox Cover was included in the 2016 McLoone Sessions Volume 2We played two shows for the Other Voices Music Trail in DingleVoted Number 3 in the top 20 albums of 2016 in the The Last Mixed Tape’s public vote
During 2016 we performed at a number of festivals around the country including:
Electric Picnic-Salty Dog & Mindfield Stages/ Other Voices/ Hard Working Class Heroes/ Vantastival / Groove Fest/ Canalaphonic