‘‘One of Northern Ireland’s fastest rising folk bands’ – (Matt McCreary, Belfast Telegraph)
The Dandy Horses’ ‘Tales from Hard Luck Town’ is a powerful rocky folk album with a commercial edge sharp enough to slice out their own piece of the industry, often being compared to such bands as Fleetwood Mac and The Mamas and Papas.
‘Tales from Hard Luck Town’ is an 11 track album with most featuring a story or character relating to ‘Hard Luck Town.’ Despite there being a dark undercurrent, many of the tracks are also upbeat and lighter in tone. The album includes a murder ballad and other themes include homelessness, seeking fulfilment, being sent to prison (‘Hydebank Hotel’), relationships, and drunken antics. The songs have a relatable feel, often being shaped by the band’s life experiences and observations.
Video link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQJkSbfH4Zs
Live video – https://www.facebook.com/dandyhorses/
Album teasers – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIX3Gamtd64
Website – www.thedandyhorses.com
Twitter – https://twitter.com/TheDandyHorses