Sparkle Set To Release New Single ‘Too Strung Up’

December 6, 2021

Following on from the success of their previous single ‘Mistake’, Cork Native’s Sparkle are back with yet another energetic anthem titled ‘Too Strung Up’.

Speaking about the track, the band state that: This song is about trying to leave someone who is addictive and poisonous. They are narcissistic in character and they are a master manipulator. It’s about going around in circles without being able to escape. You are blinded by love”.

 The track is a pop/rock anthem with powerful vocals, energetic drum fills, catchy chorus and an electrifying guitar solo. A great follow up from their successful previous release ‘Mistake’, the band are now back with their next biggest thing ‘Too Strung Up’ which prove that they are set to reach new heights in 2022.

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 performed at outing festival in Co. Clare and got picked by Trend Micro, who are a company which gave them the fantastic opportunity to perform in Tokyo, Japan as part of their Sko Awards.

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.

For fans of: The Cranberries, The Coronas, Fleetwood Mac, Ed Sheeran, Paramore.

The band take these influences and blend them to create their distinctive and unforgettable sound.

With previous support from RTE 2FM, RTE 2XM, IMRO, Shannonside FM, HotPress, Planet Radio, Cork’s 96fm and Cork’s Red FM to name a few, Sparkle are definitely a band to keep all eyes and ears on.

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