Imelda May: New Album & Video!

Irish rockabilly star Imelda May will release her third album, Tribal, on April 28th in the U.K. via Decca Records and on July 29th in the U.S. via Verve Records. The video for the album’s first single, “It’s Good to be Alive,” puts a comedic spin on The Bride of Frankenstein’s happily ever after…

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The Strypes: Snapshot

Time for another awesome Irish band alert! The Strypes are four teenage lads from Cavan, Ireland. Their debut album, Snapshot, has a bluesy garage rock sound somewhere between early Beatles and Stones and all those early 2000s “The” bands – The Strokes, The Vines, The Libertines, etc. In other words, I love it! Fave tracks: “Mystery Man, “Blue Collar Jane,” “Angel Eyes” and their cover of the Willie Dixon/Bo Diddley song “You Can’t Judge a Book By Its Cover.”

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Little Green Cars: Absolute Zero

Little Green Cars are unusual, Irish and wonderful – an irresistible combination to me, of course. My favorite track on their Absolute Zero album is “My Love Took Me Down to the River to Silence Me,” the video of which you can watch below…

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