Archive for the ‘Star on Sunday’ Category

THE DRUMS: BANG & BLAME

Originally published in The Irish Star on Sunday, June 2009

I’M SITTING across from Jonathan Pierce backstage at the Olympia in Dublin. The flaxen-haired singer has a Granny Smith apple in one hand, a paper cup of coffee in the other, and the wide-eyed look that possibly suggests an overindulgence in psychotropic drugs. Around him, his three bandmates – Jacob Graham, Adam Kessler and Connor Hanwick – cluster with similar spaced-out expressions.

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