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“I started my first band around the same time I started studying architecture,” says Eoin French, the Irish artist better known as Talos. “The two fed into each other and their influences just naturally started to cross-pollinate, so they’ve always been intertwined in my life.”
One listen to Talos’ brilliant debut, Wild Alee - nominated for the Choice Music Prize Album of the Year 2017 in his home country - and his architecture background begins to make perfect sense. The music is grand and soaring, perpetually reaching skyward while remaining firmly grounded with foundations dug deep into the soil.
'Wild Alee' was released in a deluxe edition by BMG in June 2018, featuring four new songs, under the name 'Then There Was War'. A new single, 'See Me' dropped on November 16. It followed the band's sold out shows in Dublin and Cork, and a run around the UK supporting Editors, and preceded a debut UK/EU headline tour, alongside dates in the US with Peter, Bjorn and John and Aurora.
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