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The Rising


  1. 1.
    Christmas Brought You Here
  2. 2.
    Driving Home for Christmas
  3. 3.
    This Special Time of Year
  4. 4.
    2AM Call
  5. 5.
    I Want You
The Rising blend fresh-faced Pop Rock with Modern Country stylings fresh from Nashville. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The band have just released their 2nd album “Moving On” via Renegade Maverick Records/Universal. The album recieved great critical acclaim including positive reviews and features with the likes of Guitarist Magazine, Country Music Magazine, Hotpress Magazine, Maverick, No Depression, The Arts Desk, Yorkshire Times and many more.
Since the beginning the band’s music has enjoyed heavy radio play and play listing globally, including USA, UK, Europe, Ireland and beyond. Including good support on UK National radio including extensive radio play on the likes of BBC Radio 2, BBC London etc including support and sessions with the likes of Graham Norton, Gaby Roslin and Alex Lester. Also named BBC Introducing Band Of The Month.
The band have also toured extensively since its formation. From headline tours, festivals through to touring with Ward Thomas, The Shires and Jess & The Bandits. The band have also been privileged to perform at Country 2 Country Festival at London’s O2 on two consecutive years. Most recently the band undertook the ‘Moving On’ UK and Ireland tour which was seen the band perform at key cities across the UK and Ireland including, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol, Belfast and Dublin.
The band name comes from a Bruce Springsteen album.


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