THE SAW DOCTORS ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE: ‘BE YOURSELF’ OUT JULY 8TH 2011
//THE SAW DOCTORS// Single ‘Be Yourself” out Fri. July 8th
Taken from The No. 1 charted Irish Album: ‘The further adventures of….”
+ **FREE GIG** The Saw Doctors will play a free concert in the Dublin Civic Offices (near Templebar) on Sunday June 19th as part of Mayo Alive Festival. On stage at 5PM.
It’s 2011 and here is a band withstanding the odds of the current music age, who still know how to recreate the tunes that put them among the most loved bands of the past two decades. ‘Be Yourself’ is the their third single taken from the latest studio album titled The Further Adventures of..… Their new single’s chorus enthusiastically proclaims the line “you’ve got to be yourself you can’t be anyone else”, Co writer Eímhín Cradock explains: “You can achieve all the heights that life brings; money; power; high social standing; etc. but if you’ve achieved it by emulating another person you’ve got nothing you can call your own. Racing through life looking for kudos from other people, without being true to your own code, is a lonely unfulfilling road. In a world of spin and half truths, Be Yourself is a song about being honest and being truthful”.
In the first week of The Further Adventures of…. album being released, it knocked off mercury winners The XX and Villagers from the No.1 position on the Indie Charts by coming straight in at No. 1! (and they also came in at a No. 7 position on the mainstream charts and maintained a Top 10 position for over 6 weeks). It has been a vast list of Chart success on numerous songs over the years such as well known favourites: “N17”, a cover of SUGABABES “About You Now”, (note that The Sugababes’ original version of About You Now stalled at No. 2 in the Irish Chart while The Saw Doctors reached No. 1!) and more recently the Christmas 2010 No. 1 acapella version of their hit song ‘Red Cortina’ plus many more, that have helped The Saw Doctors maintain their defiant musical stance on the scene. The new single will only reinstate that.
The current lineup features: Leo Moran (vocals, guitar), Davy Carton (vocals, guitar), Kevin Duffy (keyboards), Anthony Thistlethwaite (bass guitar, saxophone), and new drummer and co writer Eímhín Cradock (drums + vocals). Join the band as they embark on their Irish and international tour in the coming weeks and months.
Upcoming Gigs include:
The Saw Doctors – Irish Shows 2011
Sun June 19 Dublin Civic Offices – Free Concert
Sun June 26 Enniscorthy, Wexford Strawberry Festival – Free Concert
Fri July 8 Dublin, Punchestown Oxegen – Vodafone Stage
Thurs July 21 Co. Dublin Leopardstown Racecourse
Sun Aug 21 Longford Drumlish Festival
Sat Sep 3 Waterford Harvest Festival
Sat Sep 17 Co. Limerick Glenroe Harvest Festival
Sat Sep 24 Cork Savoy
Sat Nov 12 Dublin Academy
To Book in this band for any promo please contact their Irish Publicist Linda Coogan Byrne Ph: 0851659065 E: email@example.com