Wexford, County Wexford
Corner Boy will release their first record in three years this autumn, 2017 following on from 2014's critically acclaimed True North E.P. In 2014 the group decided to take a step back from releasing new material in order to explore the context and narrative of their sound going forward. Fast forward three years and they have returned. The music is a dark & energetic soundscape of Appalachian mountain roots and the Mississippi Delta blues with soaring gospel choruses anchored by a raw contemporary Irish influenced folk sound. The record will be recorded in Grouse Lodge studios in September 2017 by grammy award winning producer Ted Hutt (Old Crow Medicine show, Dropkick Murphys, Gaslight Anthem etc..)
Corner Boy’s music blends together traditional Irish instruments and folk progressions with contemporary musical themes. All of which gives Corner Boy its distinctly energetic sound juxtaposed with a haunting narrative.
- 'Stirring, evocative, utterly intoxicating.. potential world beaters' - Hotpress Magazine
- '‘Combining traditional instruments with catchy folk melodies, Corner Boy are one of the strongest new contenders in Irish music.’ – Irish Independent