From supporting Bruce Springsteen in Hyde Park and playing for President Biden in Mayo to making chart history as the only independent Irish band to have scored three consecutive chart-topping albums, it has been an astonishing 12 months for The Coronas.
Ireland’s best-loved, hardest-working band - voted #1 Live Act of the Year by Hot Press – have no intention of basking in their snowballing success, however.
Fresh from a series of huge summer shows and festival appearances from Latitude and Electric Picnic to Glasgow’s TRNSMT that saw them perform for up to 10,000 people at a time, The Dubliners head back out on tour in October, with dates in the UK, Europe and Australia to the States next year. A four-night residency in their hometown in December sold out in a matter of minutes.
Meanwhile, as a treat for both the fans who have been with them since day one and those they won over with last year’s adored, No.1 album, Time Stopped, the trio have delved back through their archives for a special collection of songs.
The Best of The Early Days, out in October, is a dozen tracks compiled from The Coronas’ first three albums, all only now being released on vinyl, plus a special new song, closer One Last Time. read more shankhall.com