Best Boy Grip

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Best Boy Grip - Pop Live Act in Derry

Best Boy Grip Short Info

Eoin O’Callaghan is the man and the voice behind ‘Best Boy Grip’. He is a talented songwriter who hails from Derry, N.Ireland. Best Boy Grip’s debut EP ‘Barbara’ was released to critical acclaim. Best Boy Grip enjoys airplay across the BBC including Radio 1, Radio 6Music and Radio Ulster. Best Boy Grip has also featured on BBC TV shows and has recorded performances for BBC Arts Show and RTE’s Other Voices. June of this year saw Best Boy Grip perform with The Ulster Orchestra in a BBC live broadcast. Orchestral arrangements of his songs were played by the symphony while he sang at the piano. Described by critics as ‘fearlessly original’ and ‘intelligent, literate pop’, Best Boy Grip’s debut album will be released in 2015. The final word goes to BBC 6 Music's Tom Robinson -'Talking of startling and outstanding, here is a track that I promise you, if Joni Mitchell released it as her next single it would be hailed by Rolling stone and Pitchfork as major return to form. This is the extraordinary N. Ireland artist known as Best Boy Grip...An absolutely stunning, genuinely exceptional songwriter' - BBC 6 Music, Tom Robinson

Eoin O’Callaghan is the man and the voice behind ‘Best Boy Grip’. He is a talented songwriter who hails from Derry, N.Ireland. Best Boy Grip’s debut EP ‘Barbara’ was released to critical acclaim. Best Boy Grip enjoys airplay across the BBC including Radio 1, Radio 6Music and Radio Ulster. Best Boy Grip has also featured on BBC TV shows and has recorded performances for BBC Arts Show and RTE’s Other Voices. June of this year saw Best Boy Grip perform with The Ulster Orchestra in a BBC live broadcast. Orchestral arrangements of his songs were played by the symphony while he sang at the piano. Described by critics as ‘fearlessly original’ and...

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Media

  • Video Best Boy Grip - 'Barbara' (...

Origin

  • Derry GB

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Eoin O'Callaghan Piano, Vocal
  • Liam Craig Bass
  • Shane McCaul Backing Vocal
  • Jay Dickson Drums