Raglans are hitting the road to present the first new material from the four piece since their top 5 debut album in 2014, Returning triumphantly with ‘Who Knows’ the first single from their forthcoming EP ‘Again & Again’. Recorded live in LA ,with producers Jason Wade and Chris Murgia, and mixed by Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Pixies) ’Again and Again’ features 5 selected tracks from the recordings of Raglans forthcoming album which is expected in 2017.
The EP features biographical songs reflecting the last two years in the life of a band who have been travelling the world, getting up and getting down. It presents a new and more expansive Raglans sound, retaining the fist-in-the-air glory of their top 5 debut album while adding the ferocious momentum and energy from their acclaimed live experience.
Meeting at a festival in 2011, Raglans quickly earned a reputation as an explosive live band with sell out Irish and UK headline performances and appearances at festivals such as Electric Picnic, Sea Sessions, Indiependence, Eurosonic, Latitude, Camden Rocks, SXSW, The Great Escape and Rockavaria to name a few. The band have also been invited to tour with international acts such as Haim, Twin Atlantic and were special guests to The Libertines at their sold out Hyde Park performance.
Hot Press – “Raglans is one of the strongest most self-assured debuts I’ve heard in years.” – 9/10
Irish Times – “One listen to Raglans’ debut album and you’ll understand why their reputation for live performances precedes them. They’ve come up trumps on the euphoric sing along choruses of Natives and the brisk, cheerful bounce of High Road…”
Fortitude Magazine – “Outstanding Debut Album” – 4.5/5
Gigwise – “Mastering that fine line between pop and indie, Irish quartet Raglans have it nailed when it comes to radio-friendly indie rock”
The Guardian – “Positive Reviews just keep coming for Dublin Band Raglans… We can’t get these song out of our heads… We have seen them live at their recent sell out Academy show in Dublin and they are very tight.”