D.F.F. navigate a kaleidoscopic journey where Talking Heads, Paul Simon and Vampire Weekend party at the Beach House with The Cocteau Twins. African-influenced Chamber-Pop morphing into effervescent Dream Pop.
“In times when the world often seems to have gone truly mad, D.F.F.'s rainbow music is a joyous balm.” (All About Jazz)
Every member of D.F.F. is an established artist in their own right. Band leader Dave Flynn is as comfortable composing concertos for Martin Hayes (The Gloaming) as he is writing perfect pop songs. Vyvienne Long, famed for her work with Damien Rice, brings her porcelain voice and sultry cello into the mix. The incredible Congolese guitarist Niwel Tsumbu is D.F.F.’s secret weaponHe brings an irresistible authenticity to D.F.F.’s Kinshasa-Chamber Pop. “Tsumbu’s spindly guitar runs sublime without ever being flashy” (RTE.ie)
D.F.F.’s rhythm section are Ireland’s answer to the Motown ‘Wrecking Crew’. Between them Dan Bodwell, Ciarán Swift, Aidan Dunphy and Cion O’Callaghan have played with a veritable who’s who of Irish music.
“One of the finest pop debuts to come out of Ireland in many a moon” (Ian Patterson)