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Longford based Brave Giant celebrated their first No 1 chart position in October, just two days before the band’s first Irish tour commenced. The new single, ‘Way To Love’ was released on Thursday 19 th October and reached the much coveted No 1 position in the iTunes singles chart day of release. The band was in international company with Pink and Ed Sheeran taking number 2 and 3 spots respectively, when the Drumlish lads hit the top spot, a position they held for 24 hours!
The debut tour regional tour kicked off in style with a sell-
The band also played to great audiences at the beautiful Central Arts Theatre, Waterford and DeBarras, Clonakilty as part of the tour. Brave Giant concluded their official shows of 2017 with another full house at Dublin’s Academy venue last weekend, Saturday December 9 th. This was a dream come through.
The response to Brave Giant’s regional tour and their biggest headline show to date this winter is acknowledge of 18 months of dedicated work, and reward to just how good this band is live. During 2017 Brave Giant was also invited by Picture This to guest on the final night of the band’s five-
The band also joined Gavin James and Roisin O as musical ambassadors for Bord na Móna’s inaugural #HearthSessions campaign and earlier this year were invited to perform on RTE’s flagship The Late Late Show.
Formed in 2011, Mark Prunty (guitar/vox), Podge Gill (guitar/vox), Ross McNerney (banjo/mandolin), Emmett Collum (drums) are the four young Longford men of Brave Giant. Their love of Irish music is evident in their sound, a skilfully achieved blend of rock, folk and alternative influences.
Watch the video for ‘Way To Love’
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