Twice nominated IASCA Irish Radio Artists (2014 & 2012), Adrian Duffy & The Mayo Brothers new single “Someone Like You” just went seven straight weeks on Ireland’s national RTE Radio 1 playlist and has now received 1000's of plays across the Irish, UK, Danish & Swedish national radio.
(Hotpress) rated it “a big feelgood country hit”, (RTE Radio 1) “the stunning new single”, (Billboard) “reminiscent of the early Eagles” and (BBC Radio 2) have them “hotly tipped”.
The brothers workin’ it out are London based, Adrian Duffy (acoustic guitar, vocals, mandolin), Chris Duffy (drums & percussion) & Melvin Duffy (pedal steel, slide & electric guitars, bass & vocals), with the family hailing from Co Mayo, Ireland.
“Someone Like You” is mixed and produced by Matt Kemp (Ry Cooder, The Chieftains), mastered by Denis Blackham (Dolly Parton, Elvis Costello) and released through their own indie label SR Records.
Steeped in their family’s musical background they were brought up on a diet of Merle Haggard, Buddy Holly, Neil Young, Johnny Cash & The Band and through their uncles The Duffy Brothers, got to spend some of their early childhood, backstage with the likes of Tammy Wynette, Charlie Pride & Emmylou Harris, watching and learning from the good and the great.
Their more recent influences Steve Earle, Wilco, Shawn Colvin, John Meyer & Alison Krauss, gives them their unique country, folk-rock musical style.