Friday, March 30, 2007


Album: Turn the Sky
File Under: Alternative / Rock / Shoegaze
Label: Killing Pop Records
Info: The Butterfly Explosion came together in the latter part of 2004 with the full line-up completed as recording began on their debut EP "Vision" in the Spring of 2005. Championed by 2FM's Dan Hegarty, the EP has also received radio support from Glasgow(Jim Gellatly XFM) to L.A.(Nic Harcourt KCRW) and college stations throughout the US where they played several shows in NYC and at the SXSW music festival in Austin, March 2006.
In June 2006 they were one of eight artists selected to perform at the IMRO "Best Of Tour" showcase - an annual showcase featuring the best upcoming acts in Ireland.
Their new 5-track mini-album/EP, 'Turn the sky', was released in September 2006. With radio distribution from May, tracks from the EP have received airplay from XFM Scotland, XFM London, Ireland's 2FM, Phantom FM and Today FM where the track 'Sophia' earned them 'Rising Artist of the Week' at the end of May. Another of the tracks 'Car Park' featured in the Top Ten

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