Label: 3ú Records - TUCD 16 • Format: CD Album • Country: Ireland • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock
The Coronas are an Irish rock band that originated in Dublin. The band split and then reformed as Coronalater changing the name to The Coronas to avoid any confusion with the Italian dance outfit. The first album brought them widespread popular acclaim with songs such as, Heroes or Ghosts and San Diego Song.
Closer to You was released inand was the band's first UK release, later in The album debuted at number 27 in the Irish Albums Chartand was described by Hot Press as "walking a soulful The Coronas - Tony Was An Ex-Con between Jeff Buckley and the Libertines. It was released in Ireland on 25 September The album went straight into the number 1 spot on the Irish iTunes Album chart upon its release.
The following week it debuted at number 3 in the Irish Album Chart. From the album, the band released the single "Listen Dear", which peaked at 16 in the Irish Singles Chart and was also translated to Irish for the Irish language album Ceol.
Prior to this televised performance the band did promotion for the album in print, radio and television media. The band appeared on the front cover of Hot Press magazine which hit news stands on 24 September After the success of the album in Ireland, the band went on their first Tour of America, and performed in over ten different cities. They also did an Asian tour, playing in places such as Singapore and Thailand.
Evensong - Bola - D.E.G. (File, Album) album was met with favourable reviews throughout Ireland. Blogger Lottie from Irish site Culch. Although sweet and more polished than their first, this second album is like Heroes or Ghosts heavy on the ballads and a little samey at times.
Closer to You was released on 11 November It went straight into the Irish Indie Chart at number one, making number three in the overall chart. The majority of the album was written whilst the band were in DingleCounty Kerry. They later traveled to Los Angeles to link up with Hoffer and record the album. The first single from Closer to You was "Addicted to Progress", which received more radio play in Ireland than any of the band's previous singles, topping Today FM 's playlist chart for three consecutive weeks in December Closer to You is also the band's first The Coronas - Tony Was An Ex-Con UK release, having released it in July They proceeded to release videos for other tracks on the album, including "Dreaming Again" and title track "Closer to You".
The fourth single released from Closer to You is the title track. Following on from this, the band played some UK dates in May. On 8 Maythe band released the single "All the Others". The song received significant airplay Blues At Bay - Cowboy Mouth - This Train. Irish radio, and reached number three in the Irish Singles Charts, making it the band's highest charting single to date.
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