Lynne Brighouse talks to Gerry Norman of the ‘elusive’ A Plastic Rose, before their gig in Derby.
THERE is a reason why it is so hard to pin down the genre of A Plastic Rose – whose music has been described variously as a fresh twist on the likes of the Foo Fighters, Jimmy Eat World, Biffy Clyro and Twin Atlantic. (…)
One big supporter of the Belfast band is Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, who has really picked up on their creative integrity.
Two years ago, Gary, an advocate for new up-and-coming bands in Belfast, took A Plastic Rose under his wing.
The band are now signed to his record label Third Bar and he also invited them to join the UK and Ireland leg of Snow Patrol’s Fallen Empire tour, which led to the band playing a gig in front of thousands at London’s O2 Arena. The band have also shared stages with Explosions In The Sky, Pulse Rock Band, Frank Turner and Ed Sheeran, which again emphasises their wide appeal musically. (…)
Read the whole article on Derby Telegraph’s website.