‘Mistake’ is Sparkle’s third release from their debut EP titled ‘Long Way Home’.
The track is a feel-good break up anthem with a pop/rock sound and is literally about learning from your past heartbreaks, making the single a very relatable one to listeners. It is about learning you are better off without this person that drains you of all your energy and trust. It is about moving on with your life after a bad break up.
‘Mistake’ is due for release 19.11.21.
Sparkle are a five-piece pop/rock band based in Cork, Ireland. They consist of Caroline Bailey (Lead Vocal) who is also an contestant on RTE’s ‘Last Singer Standing’, Jen Bowler (Acoustic Guitar/Backing Vocals), Dave Bowman (Drums/Percussion), Ian Carey (Bass) and Tadgh Sheehan (Lead Guitar). The female-fronted outfit have developed a melodic yet fierce and engaging sound. They like to set the bar higher by incorporating a wide range of influences into their music to make their music unique and stand out from the crowd.
The band originally started out as a two piece making videos online in 2017, one of their first covers was Ed Sheeran’s ‘Castle on The Hill’ which went viral and gained them radio support from Cork’s 96fm. The band have graced the stages of Whelans, Electric Picnic, National Concert Hall, Dublin Pride, Cork Pride which allowed them to perform alongside acts such as Kodaline, Gavin James and Stephanie Rainey. They also got a fantastic opportunity performing at outing festival and also played at the Sko Awards in Tokyo, Japan for Trend Micro. They have supported acts such as Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Niamh Kavanagh and Johnny Logan to name a few. The band are currently at work on their upcoming debut studio EP.
Sparkle are unique because of the interplay between Caroline and Jen, who both do an excellent job fronting the band and fill up the room with passion, charisma and undeniable energy. Their live performance is captivating, with the group being able to connect with the audience in a personal way. With previous support from RTE 2FM, Planet Radio and Cork’s Red FM, Sparkle are definitely a band to keep all eyes and ears on.