Regular readers will already be familiar with my obsession with The Irrepressibles (you can read about it here...and here...and...good grief...here too...see...obsessed...oh yes, there's an interview here too) but for anyone new to the group (which ranges from a full orchestral line up to just a handful of musicians) I urge you to spare a few minutes from whatever you’re doing to bathe in some of the most beautiful music being made in the world right now.
Led by Jamie McDermott they’re criminally underrated here in the UK but much bigger across Europe, you may well have heard one of their tracks in the BT Olympic ads a couple of years ago. This one:
Now they’re back with a series of EPs (buy them here) which follow on from their stunning 2012 album Nude together with a number of special intimate secret shows across the UK. Featuring new music as well as reworking tracks from both Nude and its seminal predecessor Mirror Mirror you can find the dates and buy the tickets (for just £10!) right here. “Special” is an overused word these days but hell, if ever a band and evening deserved it, this is it.
Here are trio of heart melting moments from them so far...