me in the park

me in the park

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"Me in the Park are the business Full Stop. A quirky mixture of Pixies, Placebo and their own secret sauce.The guitar, bass and drums sound huge and the vocals are a merry, and very catchy, danse-macabre."

Biography

SHORT BIOGRAPHY
"Me in the Park are the business Full Stop. A quirky mixture of Pixies, Placebo and their own secret sauce.The guitar, bass and drums sound huge and the vocals are a merry, and very catchy, danse-macabre."

Me in the Park are a three-piece rock combo from Dublin, Ireland, Formed in 2001 , the band have built up a large fan base thanks in no small part to their live shows, the music is at times, ambitious, witty, raucous and volatile, with equal parts Rock, ska and Funk.
Me in the Park secured a place in this years’ "Hard Working Class Heroes" festival, which takes place in Dublin's Temple Bar area, running from the 13-15 of October this is the second year for this festival to have taken place in the capital and featured some of the countries top acts!

Me in the Park were selected for the BBC Music Live Showcase in May 2004, BBC Music Live 2004 presents a rock and pop extravaganza, bringing the streets of Belfast to a standstill to celebrate the best of Irish artists and music. April 2004 saw MiTP take part in the IMRO Showcase Tour in Whelan’s, and were subsequently offered to play Best of IMRO showcase gig in The Village. The Band also secured a place in this years’ "Hard Working Class Heroes" festival, which took place in Dublin's Temple Bar area.

In addition to their own live shows, the band recently had a song ‘Cheesecake’ featured on ‘The Best of Irish Unsigned’ CD which was released on the 4th July 2003 and went straight into the Compilation Album charts at No.6, the band helped promote the release of the CD by playing massively well received gigs in Tower Records and The Temple Bar Music Centre. With increased airplay and support from 2FM, Ireland's leading radio station. Their song "Cheesecake" has featured on "the waiting room" presented by Jenny Huston, Dave Fanning's show and the alternative music program " the wireless" presented by Cormac Battle.

Me in the Park have not only attracted the attention of Ireland's concert going public, the music press have also been quick to add their praise. Jackie Hayden of Hot Press magazine, Ireland's leading music publication said of the band ' Me in the Park are one of the most original guitar bands to come out of Dublin in an aeon and the proud owners of at least half a dozen songs that could rip any chart wide open'. Fine praise indeed from a man who is not easily impressed!

In the past the band have travelled to America and played several festivals including South by South West (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, the leading music festival for unsigned bands, and more recently North by North West (NXNW) in Portland, Oregon.

Me in the Park were also recently offered a 2FM live session, which saw the band record three tracks in RTE, which were featured on the Jenny Huston show over the coarse of a week, receiving an excellent response in the process.

Having just completed recording tracks with ‘Ten Speed Racer’ Guitarist/Producer Joe Chester with a view to releasing a single early next year

Me in the Park have been selected by HOTPRESS and Tisch (NYU) to be one of a selected few bands to have a music video made! Part of New York University, Tisch past pupils include such heavy hitters as Martin Scorsese, Olive Stone and Spike Lee

Discography

Single release october 2005 "second opinion available for download www.meinthepark.com
we also have four other tracks and one video streaming on the website.

Set List

We cover a morphine song called thursday- great song we play an average of thirteen songs bout an hour and twenty mins if its a headliner.