HEROES IN HIDING to perform on The Late Late Show on Rte 1 Sept 30th
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HEROES IN HIDING to perform on The Late Late Show on Rte 1, Sept 30th, 2016.
‘Hospital” – The brand new track from ‘Heroes In Hiding’ will be performed by the band on Fri. Sept 30th on Ireland’s longest running TV Talk and Entertainment show ‘The Late Late Show’. In a star studded line up that includes Hollywood actors Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña and former Ireland international Jason McAteer. Be sure to tune in from 9.35pm on RTE 1 or the RTE Player.
In the last month the bands single ‘Hospital’, detailing an incident where one of the lead vocalist’s from the band, Joe Carroll, fell out of a moving bus on the dual carriage way and woke up in a hospital bed, has been critically acclaimed by Irish media such as Hotpress, The Star, The Irish Times and well known Irish and International Music Blogs and Webzines who lauded the band as one of the most promising acts to come out of Ireland this year.
“There’s some thump off it! The Breakfast Show ‘Song of the Week'” – Ian Dempsey Today FM
“Ireland’s next indie hit makers” – RTE Radio 1
“Band of the week for this sprightly indie-pop song” – The Irish Times
“Excellent! Another great track from HIH, did you expect anything less!”- RTE 2FM – ‘Song of the week’
“Fantastic Four-Piece” – Joe.ie ‘Song of the day’
“Heroes in Hiding have a momentum that is in full swing” The Star ‘Single of the day’
“Fantastic track!” BBC INTRODUCING
“Hospital is engrossing whilst also keeping the hooks and melodic lushness in tact.”- TheLastMixTape
Since the release of debut EP “Hush” in 2014, Heroes In Hiding have gathered a momentum that is now in full pendulum swing. The burgeoning band are center stage in Ireland as one of the most promising talked about acts on the scene. Having performed at festivals such as Electric Picnic, Forbidden Fruit, Castlepalooza, BD Festival, Life Festival, even securing a slot at Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival – the band are now ready to release their first LP titled ‘CURTAINS’ which is due for an autumn release date of Oct 7th 2016.
‘Hospital’, documents a recent close encounter with death by a member of the band Joe Carroll: “I was on my way home from a friend’s birthday party on a hired coach. There weren’t enough seats so I was standing up at the back. I leaned back and fell out of the door and onto the motorway. I don’t remember much of the incident itself and the next thing I remember was lying on a trolley in the hospital in a neck brace. Luckily I didn’t sustain any lasting injuries but I was fully aware of how close I came to being much worse off. On my second day in hospital I heard a nurse using some sort of machine behind the curtain on the patient next to me. It was bleeping with two harmonious tones. Something told me I had to make a song out of it so I recorded it on my phone (which had miraculously survived the fall). A few days later when I was at home and feeling a little better I put the recording onto my laptop and recorded a rough draft of the song “Hospital”. The song is a document of my experience that night, and my realisation that life is very fragile and something to be cherished.”
HEROES IN HIDING ARE: Joe Carroll – Vox and Acoustic Guitar, Liam McCabe – Vox, Bass, Violin, Sax, electronics, Oisin Jacob – Vox, Electric Guitar and Kalimba and Cian Donohoe – Drums & Percussion.
Listen to the track here:
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