KODALINE SHARE ‘THE ONE’

KODALINE_DAVEMA_005-1FAME RECOMMENDS: KODALINE’S ‘THE ONE’

Dublin’s Kodaline – singer Steve Garrigan, guitarist Mark Prendergast, bassist Jason Boland and drummer Vinny May – release ‘The One’ on April 12th on RCA Victor Records. Their second single, lifted from their massive album ‘Coming Up for Air’, it’s a Hands-in-the-air summer festival anthem.

The song (produced by Jacknife Lee) was written by Steve Garrigan as a wedding present for the band’s sound engineer. He recalls…”Like an idiot, I left writing it until the night before (the wedding)…“Singing it the next day was the scariest thing I’ve ever done, much more nerve-wracking than standing in front a festival crowd.””

‘‘The One’’ was never intended to be released, but one night on tour, the band agreed to let a fan up on stage to propose to his girlfriend and decided to dust down the song. When fan footage of the performance started spreading on YouTube, it became obvious they had to record it…

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