Eponymous Debut From Irish Rockers Colm O’Mahony & The Hot Touches Examines Life By Way of Rock ‘N’ Roll!
Hailing from Killarney in the south of Ireland, Colm O’Mahony & The Hot Touches have recently released their eponymous debut Album
Recorded by Brendan O’Connor at Little Dylan Studios, just outside Killarney, and Mastered by Ruairi O’Flaherty in Los Angeles, California, the band introduce themselves with 8 original songs, reminiscent of influences such as the Heart Breakers, Bruce Springsteen et al.
This is a song first Rock ‘N’ Roll album, drawing heavily from the American rock tradition while maintain a refreshing originality throughout. The Release explores issues such as love, loss, betrayal and defiance, with a thoughtful examination of these topics and the wide ranging impacts they can have on our everyday lives.
Songs such as “Young Love,” current single “Preacher’s Daughter” and “Same old Mistake” ponder the pitfalls of relationships old and new, while a song like “Damage” tackles the fallout from a relationship on its knees. According to O’Mahony, the album’s writer, “a focus on themes like these is what made rock music so powerful in the first place, and we feel that it still has the power get through our heavily guarded senses.
A good song resonates, moves something inside and hopefully makes sense of something for you. With this album, hopefully that’s what we can achieve!”
Current Single: Preacher’s Daughter
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