Early festival highlights at Glastonbury, SXSW and The Great Escape and support slots with The National, Lisa Hannigan and Hozier have secured their reputation as a phenomenal live band.
At home they were nominated for the Choice Music Prize Song of the Year in 2016 and voted the “Best Irish Act" by the readers of The Irish Times in 2017. Their debut album 'Shape of Silence’ was released in October 2018 to rave reviews and they embarked on a 50-date world tour across the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe to promote it. The band were nominated again for the 2018 Choice Music Prize, both for Song of the Year and Album of the Year.
2019 was a busy year for the band. Starting with a two week tour of Canada in February and followed by a month long tour of the USA in May opening for Henry Jamison, during which they stopped by NPR to record a Tiny Desk session (released in July). The summer saw them open for Robbie Williams in Hyde Park, perform a private concert for president Macron in the Élysée Palace as well as a captivating main stage performance at All Together Now. Weeks after their sold out Autumn Irish tour the band won the “Best Emerging Folk Act” in the RTE folk awards and performed at the Northern Irish music prize where they were nominated for Best Album.
In March 2020 they toured North America with Keane.