The Irish singer-songwriter who's quickly becoming one of Ireland's most talked-about young artists.
‘Discover the Artist’ is our new blog series where we introduce you to artists you might not have heard of yet… but need to listen to.
Genre: Folk Rock
From: United States
Latest Release: Their third studio album, ‘III’ will be released on Decca Records on 13 September.
Style: Mixing raw emotional themes with their ear-catching melodies, expressive vocals and trademark acoustic sound.
Upcoming Show: 29 November at the 3Arena Dublin.
If you like: The Head and the Heart, Of Monsters and Men, Blind Pilot, The Avett Brothers, Vance Joy, Gregory Alan Isakov, Grouplove, Young the Giant, Mumford and Sons.
Listen to… their album ‘Cleopatra’.
Watch… ‘The Ballad of Cleopatra.’ The short film that puts together and organises the storyline of the music videos ‘Ophelia’, ‘Cleopatra’, ‘Sleep on the Floor’, and ‘Angela/Patience’ and ‘My Eyes’.
- Atwood Magazine – The Ballad of Cleopatra Review. Here.
- Nominated for Song of the Year with ‘Ho Hey’ at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards.
- Nominated for Duo/Group of the Year at the 2017 Americana Music Honors & Awards.
- Nominated for Top New Artist, Top Rock Album with ‘The Lumineers’ and Top Rock Song with ‘Ho Hey’ at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.
- Nominated for Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Album with ‘Cleopatra’ at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.
- Nominated for Best New Artist and Best Americana Album with ‘The Lumineers’ at the 2013 Grammy Awards.
The Lumineers self-titled 2012 debut album broke into the Top 10 of the UK Official Album Charts and was certified triple-platinum in 2018. Their second album, ‘Cleopatra’, released in 2016, was certified platinum and hit No.1 in both the UK Official Album Charts and No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 in its week of release.
The Lumineers will play at the 3Arena in Dublin on 29 November. For tickets, click here.