Bray, County Wicklow
Columbia Mills are an independent 5 piece band based in Dublin, Ireland.
They have just released their debut album 'A Safe Distance To Watch', produced by Rob Kirwan (Hozier,Depheche Mode, U2, Glasvegas)
The first single from the album 'Battles' was playlisted on Today FM in January which set them up for a whirlwind year in which they stormed the festival circuit, supported RIDE and Public Service Broadcasting, while selling out their own headline show in The Button Factory.
They have been an ever stay on Irish radio with all four singles from the album getting plays across the board.
Battles was also picked up by WWE to feature in their documentary about wrestling superstar Finn Balor's recovery from injury, helping the band to generate lots of support in the USA.
2018 will see the band tour the UK for the first time in April, playing in some legendary venues such as King Tuts in Glasgow.
The band are currently recording their second album with new music due for release in may.
What the experts say ;
An Excellent Album - Paul McLoone, Today FM
FOUR STARS; Tout Tingling Music - THE IRISH TIMES
From production to pedal work, Absolutely astounding - Fergal D'Arcy Today FM
A slow burner of excellence- Tom Dunne, Newstalk FM
A Heroic Offering- Hotpress Magazine
Gets better with every listen- State Magazine
Album of the week- Dan Hegarty 2FM
Emotive, powerful, affecting - The Last Mixed Tape
album of the month- REMY Music blog.