Big Love are an Irish band who have just released their debut single, ‘Lily’.
Formed in 2017 by Cian Ó’Maonlaí (lead vocals) and Jack Cody (guitar/vocals), Big Love have grown to include Megan Nic Ruairí (keys/vocals), Dan Aherne (bass), Dylan Bourke (drums) and Adam Curtis (lead guitar).
The first thing that becomes apparent when listening to ‘Lily‘ is how fully-formed Big Love sound, despite this being their debut single. ‘Lily’ showcases the strengths they play to as Ó’Maonlaí’s soulful vocals float above melodic guitars, adding Nic Ruairí’s backing vocals and keys until it reaches an euphoric close, with Niall O’Sullivan (National Concert Orchestra) featuring on trumpets. ‘Lily’ is a journey for the listener, one I’ve found myself taking many times in the build up to its official release. Not to pigeonhole the guys, but I get mad James Vincent McMorrow vibes from ‘Lily’.
Big Love have played popular venues such as The Olympia Theatre, Vicar Street, Unitarian Church, and Whelans. They’ve shared the stage with the likes of Hothouse Flowers, David Keenan, and The Henry Girls. All of this hard work has culminated in the release of ‘Lily’, which was recorded in Windmill Lane and produced by Cian Synnott.
Listening to their debut single, it’s obvious that the future is bright for Big Love. To keep up with their journey, upcoming releases, and all the other moments they feel like sharing, give the band a follow over on Instagram.
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