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whenyoung delight London crowd with their Irish charm ⋆⋆⋆⋆


Watch 'Given Up':


Irish three-piece whenyoung have a real buzz around them with the impending release of their highly-anticipated debut EP, 'Given Up', which has the backing of major label Virgin EMI.

After being suitably warmed up by budding indie rockers Haze and enigmatic Elvis-like singer Alan Power, Aoife Power, Niall Burns and Andrew Flood came onto the stage at Boston Music Room to traditional Irish music, with the crowd testing out their dance moves before the first chord was struck.

From the first note, Aoife's awe-inspiring voice mesmerised us.

It's nice to see her strong accent coming through on the pronunciation of certain words, very much emulating the late Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan's distinctively tremulous vocal styling.

Highlights of the set included the EP-titled track 'Given Up' and 'Pretty Pure' - which was emblazoned on the guitarist's shirt.

The young trio impressed their fans by playing a new song, 'Labour of Love', which singer Aoife said the band had only written days before the show.

A song inspired by the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy - which Aoife witnessed unfold - 'The Others' sent shivers down our spine.

whenyoung are certainly ones to watch.

The backing of a major label so early on in their career teamed with a prolific songwriting ability, will ensure a longstanding future for this exceptionally talented and distinctive trio.

'Given Up' the EP is released on November 9.