• Christmas Hearts Single Launch @ Whelan’s, Dublin

    Christmas Hearts launched their very special charity single for Peter McVerry trust last Thursday in Whelans, featuring live performances from Swimmers, Brian Kelly of So Cow, Paddy Hanna and a very special guest appearance from Villagers frontman Conor O’Brien who also appeared on the record. If you haven’t done so already, please buy the single here. Photos by Colm Moore.

  • Watch: Christmas Hearts – Christmas Is In Your Heart

    Let’s be honest: the vast majority of Christmas charity singles – no matter how worthy the charity – suck. Either overly earnest or compositionally benign (and often both), they leave the tendency to leave the listener feeling a little crippled inside, stripped of any latent festive cheer. Fortunately, there are exceptions – exceptions like ‘Christmas In Your Heart’ by the utterly-enviably talented troupe of tale-telling troubadours that is Christmas Hearts. Comprised of Niall Jackson from Bouts, Conor O’Brien of Villagers, MayKay of Fight Like Apes and many more, the guys have concocted a real gem with the single, imagined and released with the aim to…