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The Burma Debut Album ‘Sucker For Stars’ Released October 14th

October 17, 2022

Cork based indie band The Burma release their debut album “Sucker For Stars” this Friday the 14th October . All 3 of the bands singles from the 11 track LP hit the Irish Charts in the Homegrown Top 20 and Top 5 Irish iTunes singles .

Accrediting their sound to influences of the American Indie scene of the early 2000’s and British guitar bands of the 80s and 90s, The Burma lists bands such as The Killers, Tame Impala, The Smiths, Arctic Monkeys and The Strokes as their inspiration. They have landed support slots for acts such as The Academic, The Strypes, Delorentos, Ryan Sheridan, The Blizzards, Paddy Casey, The Frank and Walters and more.

The 3 piece is made up of Tony O Donovan (Vocals), Peter Piggott (Lead Guitar) – both from Cobh Co. Cork, and Cian Doherty (Drummer) from Doolin, Co. Clare. The band is named after The Burma Steps in Cobh.

The indie trio will promote their new album with a run of dates around the country in Dublin, Dundalk, Cork and Limerick.

Saturday 15th Oct – Whelan’s, Dublin
Thursday October 20th – Spirit Store, Dundalk
Friday October 21st – Seachurch, Ballycotton
Friday November 14th – Dolans, Limerick

“Dancey Glowing Indie Rock” Rolling Stone

“A desire to express something different – couple this with a poignant sense of intimacy” Clash Magazine

“The Cork trio shimmer, jangle and sneer in all the right places.” Hot Press

“Jangly guitar pop at its finest.” – Dan Hegarty, RTE 2FM

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