Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought

Live Act folk-blues Singer/Songwriter Funk Soul Swing
Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought - folk-blues Singer/Songwriter Funk Soul Swing Live Act in London

Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought Short Info

Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought are an Independent music act from Ireland whose music veers away from the usual yet is embraced by all of those who hear it.

'a debut that makes considerable virtue of its scattergun song book….they sink deep beneath the skin of a song' The Irish Times on the band's 2009 release, 'Hands'

The band formed in 2004 in Ireland and over the past few years the band have had some significant successes -

They have played numerous prestigious festivals worldwide : The Wickerman Festival (Scotland), The Electric Picnic (Ireland) and The International Folk Alliance (USA). The list of artists is diverse in style and includes Femi Kuti, Badly Drawn Boy and The Saw Doctors.

Emmet also provided the soundtrack to the shoot film 'Without Words', which has been awarded a Cannes Festival award by Spike Lee and viewed over 500,000 on-line.

Emmet and the band have been based in London for the last year and 2014 saw the release of their new EP, From the Inside Out.

Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought are an Independent music act from Ireland whose music veers away from the usual yet is embraced by all of those who hear it.

'a debut that makes considerable virtue of its scattergun song book….they sink deep beneath the skin of a song' The Irish Times on the band's 2009 release, 'Hands'

The band formed in 2004 in Ireland and over the past few years the band have had some significant successes -

They have played numerous prestigious festivals worldwide : The Wickerman Festival (Scotland), The Electric Picnic (Ireland) and The International Folk Alliance (USA). The list of artists is diverse in style...

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Past Gigs Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought

  • 12 | 2015 White Hart, Tulse Hill, London Final gig of 2015
  • 10 | 2015 Cork, Ireland Cork Jazz Festival
  • 09 | 2015 Berlin Vagabond Festival
  • 06 | 2015 Brunswick, Brighton Brighton Gig
  • 03 | 2014 Islington O2 Academy2 Single Launch
  • 07 | 2010 Scotland Wickerman Festival
  • 09 | 2006 Ireland Electric Picnic Festival

Discography Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought

  • 2014 From the Inside Out EP EP | Independent Release
  • 2009 Hands Album | Independent Release

Media

  • Video Superstore Flowers | Emmet ...
  • Video Love Me Like You (Little Mi...
  • Video From The Inside Out - Emmet...

Origin

  • London GB

Founded

  • 2006

Members

  • Eddie Hoffmann Bass
  • Samuel Hartman Wilcock Guitar
  • Adam Hayes Drums