Formed in 2001, 8 Ball are an experimental Dublin 6 piece who have been likened to, amongst others; Spiritualized, The Beta Band , Broken Social Scene & Animal Collective.
8Ball have played every major festival in Ireland ( Electric Picnic , Castlepalooza etc ) & have gigged up and down the country and showcased abroad ( London , Manchester, Berlin ) also supporting, amongst others Elbow, Supergrass, Aimee Mann, The Aliens, Jim Noir. The band have a loyal fan base in Ireland, their eponymous debut album reached top 30 in the Irish album charts upon release in 2006 .
Nominations include Choice Music Awards and a Meteor Award in the Best New Band category.
November 2008 marks the completion of 8Balls second album. Recorded in the UK and co-produced by Ian Caple (Tindersticks , Tricky ) ‘With All Your Friends ‘ sees 8Ball experimenting in new musical directions.
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