First Class & Coach
Sat 23 Mar, 2024 | Doors 8:00PM | €15.00 + €1.50 Booking Fee
First Class & Coach
Debut album ‘The Truth About Honey’ released February 2020.
Second album ‘NEON HIP’ released April 2023 on FIFA Records.
Seeking to push the boundaries of the indie-rock genre the sound has a variety of color... reverb-drenched piano, distorted, squalling guitars, driving bass and muscular drums,all punctuated by uncompromising German & English vocals.
What the press say:
‘West Cork’s best-kept musical secret’ - THE IRISH TIMES
“Utterly outstanding” - STEPHEN MCCAULEY, BBC SOUNDS
“I love them - one of my favourite Irish acts - back with another banger” - Ed Smith, Today FM
“Everything they’ve released so far has been so, so impressive... anticipation will be sky-high” - DAN HEGARTY, 2FM
‘My Oh My’ voted number 2 in Singles of the Year 2022 - RADIO NOVA, DUBLIN
“Geraldine Thomas fronts this west Cork rock outfit with a wail to rival the Kills’ Alison Mosshart. Squalling, distorted guitars mark a blistering opening salvo, before aggression and attitude give way to atmosphere” - STEVE CUMMINS, THE SUNDAY TIMES
‘My Oh My’ is “already for me, song of the year” - Ed Smith, Today FM
“Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant” - DAN HEGARTY, 2FM
“One of the best albums I’ve heard this year” - DAN HEGARTY, 2FM
“Holy Shit!.. I really really love...” “a great album” - PAUL MCLOONE, TODAYFM
“First Class & Coach deliver a ‘sack-strong’ debut... gripping and engaging... it does not contain a single weak song. 9/10” - WOLFGANG KAUSCH, MUSIKALISCH.DE
“Suavely walking the line between The Velvet Underground and The Fall” - NICK KELLY, BROADSHEET.IE
“This record has skate, has filth, has dope, has sex” - RALV MILBERG, DIE NERVEN
“The globally diverse punk-psyche-post-rock quartet FC&C put down an equally impressive album as Velvet Underground in their unusual, sympathetically unfinished ‘Banana’ debut album” - MUSIKREVIEWS.DE