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Irish rockers Swanee River sign to Rocksector Records

posted 27 Feb 2012, 14:06 by Woody

Rocksector Records are delighted to introduce the latest signing to the Rocksector roster ~ Irish rockers Swanee River. The deal is working towards the recording & release of the band's planned 2nd full length album release later in 2012.

Formed in 2005 in Ireland, Swanee River have self-released 3 EPs & 1 full album "Smoking Jacket" in 2011. They've played in UK, Europe, not to mention a headline festival appearance in India. They've supported The Answer on an 8 date tour, UFO & Taste, also appearing on both BBC Radio & TV. The band additionally wrote the soundtrack for the Irish Film Board film "The Birth Of Rock".

Swanee River play melodic, bluesy, soulful, dirty rock n roll.... exactly as it should be & appealing strongly to fans of Black Crowes, AC/DC, The Answer, Bad Company.

Mark Appleton of Rocksector Records has this to say "We're very happy indeed to be working with Swanee River. They've done some great things by themselves, self-releasing their music & playing some excellent supports, plus an amazing trip to India. However, it's an ambitious band & I'm delighted the guys approached us to help them develop further & if you listen to the debut album it wets the appetite incredibly for the fantastic prospects of the forthcoming follow-up. The timing of this couldn't be better both in terms of the band's current standing & the general resurgence of interest in bluesy rock where this band has something really special to offer"

"These boys send The Kings Of Leon back to playschool" The Irish News
"Chiseled from the quarry of classic rock.. evoking such luminaries as Led Zeppelin, Free and Rory Gallagher. They can make the sounds of past decades seem so utterly relevant” Hotpress Magazine
The band will be touring the UK before long with a string of dates to be confirmed.

Swanee River "Young Blood" by rocksector

For more information please visit www.swaneeriver.net or www.rocksector.com