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I Draw Slow updates: 2013-04-08 00:00:00
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Dublin roots band I Draw Slow have been drumming up enthusiastic reviews in Ireland since the release of their top 10 selling second album <em>Redhills</em>. Irish national broadcaster RTE made <em>Redhills</em> album of the week and <em>Redhills</em> has been welcomed to the playlists of stations across the country. However, their impact abroad is redrawing the map for these Irish/Americana songwriters.

They have been described in the UK press as &ldquo;American top league equivalents&rdquo; destined &ldquo;to blow the opposition away&rdquo;, drawing favourable comparisons with Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss. The band has played to audiences in the UK, Germany, Denmark, and Belgium and started 2012 with a performance with the legendary Bela Fleck and the Flecktones and an appearance at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Scotland.

I Draw Slow is a five-piece outfit comprising vocals, guitar, fiddle, banjo, and double bass. Holden siblings Dave (guitar) and Louise (vocals) have been writing together for two decades. In 2008 the pair teamed up with violinist Adrian Hart, clawhammer banjo player Colin Derham, and double bassist Konrad Liddy to form I Draw Slow.

The Sound: Alt-country, folk, roots, old-time, Americana. The five have created a new sound, rooted in the old time style of the Appalachian Mountains, drawing on Irish traditional music, and modern Americana. However, this is a whole new songbook of stories and melodies. These are dark tales of debauchery and trouble swinging from the kind of well-crafted melodies that survive.
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