New Pope

Live Act Folk Alternative Pop Indiepop Melodic Dream Pop
New Pope - Folk Alternative Pop Indiepop Melodic Dream Pop Live Act in Galway

New Pope Short Info

"Not merely one of our favourite Irish songsmiths at the minute, but quite clearly one of the very best – the most astute and consistently captivating – singer-songwriters around. This is beautiful, vital stuff." (The Thin Air, 2017)

New Pope is a songwriter dealing in melodic indie dream pop and sometimes folk.

In the past year New Pope has played Electric Picnic, Whelan's Ones To Watch and Hard Working Class Heroes, collaborated with acclaimed English author Tony White for the TULCA Festival of Visual Arts and has been featured on BBC's Across The Line and RTE Radio 1's Inside Culture.

Onstage he is joined by Colm Bohan on percussion and Stephen Connolly on organ and guitar.

Released in December 2015, New Pope’s debut album YOUTH was named number 13 in the nialler9.com Reader's Best Irish Albums of 2015, number 23 in The Thin Air’s Irish releases of the year and Release of the Week in The Irish Times.

Onwards, Westwards - the opening track from YOUTH - featured on the soundtrack to American indie summer flick Baked In Brooklyn (2016) starring Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) & Alexandra Daddario (True Detective).

New Pope's second album LOVE was released on December 31st 2016 and named The Irish Times Album of The Week.

A third album, called HOME, is planned for the summer of 2017.

newpopemusic@gmail.com

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LOVE (2016)

YOUTH (2015)

"Not merely one of our favourite Irish songsmiths at the minute, but quite clearly one of the very best – the most astute and consistently captivating – singer-songwriters around. This is beautiful, vital stuff." (The Thin Air, 2017)

New Pope is a songwriter dealing in melodic indie dream pop and sometimes folk.

In the past year New Pope has played Electric Picnic, Whelan's Ones To Watch and Hard Working Class Heroes, collaborated with acclaimed English author Tony White for the TULCA Festival of Visual Arts and has been featured on BBC's Across The Line and RTE Radio 1's Inside Culture.

Onstage he is joined by Colm Bohan on percussion ...

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Discography New Pope

  • 2016 LOVE Album | Citóg Records
  • 2015 YOUTH Album | Citóg Records

Media

  • Media Love
  • Media Boys Can Be So Cruel
  • Media Onwards, Westwards
  • Media All My Life
  • Video New Pope - The Claddagh
  • Video New Pope - Christopher

Fan Radar

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Origin

  • Galway IE

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • David Boland Songwriter/ Guitar/ Vocals
  • Stephen Connelly Organ/ Vocals
  • Colm Bohan Drums/ Vocals