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Thursday 15 March 2018

In Memory Of Art Punks: Catholic Action Bring Their Collection Of Smart Guitar-Pop Anthems To Brighton

Brighton bound Catholic Action are a product of Glasgow's famously fertile music scene but have won fans across the UK thanks to a run of peerless pop tunes.

The four-piece band are centred around the singular talents of vocalist and guitarist Chris McCrory – already known among key taste-makers as the drummer in Casual Sex, another of Glasgow's leading musical lights. 

Debut album In Memory Of was released last year and is a vivid collection of smart guitar-pop anthems, the record is as rewarding as it is challenging and features heavily-rotated Radio 1 favourites, L.U.V. and Propaganda

Speaking about the album frontman Chris McCrory said:
 
"In Memory Of has been a long time coming for us .. It's a record we're incredibly proud of and we hope you are too." 


Produced by McCrory and Margo Broom, In Memory Of combines a youthful energy with an innate songwriting prowess and shines with a rarely seen confidence. 

Catholic Action have released New Year, the new single from the début album, which is joined by brand new song Little Girl as its b-side. 


Speaking about the tracks, singer McCrory said: 

"One for falling out of, and one for falling in...Two songs about love. A party and a poem for afterwards."

The band are already knee deep in recording album number two. McCrory told NME radar: 

"I think we've recorded about twelve tracks already… I'll be happy when we hit twenty-five, then we're going to melt it all into something beautiful that flows from cover to cover. 

"I want Kevin Shields to play guitar on it. I want to change what it means to be in a guitar band."

Catholic Action play The Hope, Brighton, on Wednesday 21st March 2018. CLICK HERE for more info. 

by: Mike Cobley




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