Cronin launch new EP - Nelson Riddle

Irish quintet Cronin return with the Nelson Riddle EP which is set for release on March 2.

The lead track is named after the legendary string arranger who worked with Frank Sinatra and also wrote the 60s Batman TV theme tune.

The four track EP Recorded in the brothers own studio, Transmission Rooms Ireland, features guest performances from a raft of musical friends and heroes including Terry Edwards (Tindersticks, PJ Harvey, Gallon Drunk ) on string arranging, Helen Turner (The Style Council ) on keyboards, The Frames brothers Karl and David Odlum on track ‘Overlooking Paris’ and former JJ72 singer Mark Greaney, for their homage to the late Gene Pitney with their version of ‘Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart’.

The EP is available to download and limited edition CD on Live Transmission Records from March 2.

The band play some live dates in support of the release including No1, Mullingar on Friday March 6.

Cronin are an Indie quintet from Drumlish/Leeds/Mullingar, centred around Irish brothers Jonathon and Michael Cronin.

They are best know for their last project mod/rock/pop band The Aftermath who received commercial and critical acclaim as well as chart success.

They have shared the stage with bands such as Kaiser Chiefs, Niall Horan (from One Direction ), Art Brut, Pete Doherty, Christy Moore, and Paul Weller.

Their recording studio Transmission Rooms has seen the likes of Kodaline and The Strypes record.

The have had music featured in two major motion pictures (The Lone Ranger and The Hardy Bucks ) with Shane MacGowan and are also songwriting with Irish Pogues legend on a new project. Shane joined them on stage last year at Electric Picnic.

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