New Sunset Hotel

New Sunset Hotel


Once, when asked to describe his band’s sound, Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody responded: ‘Melody and honesty. It’s what we do’.

The same could be said of Mayo quartet New Sunset Hotel. Their earnest piano rock can be easily compared with the luminaries of the genre (Coldplay- and Keane),


New Sunset Hotel are a four-piece indie rock band from Castlebar comprised of Mark Calvey (guitar), Ian McDonnell (drums), John Murray (vocals/piano),Tommy O’Hora (bass).
The band are fresh on the scene, forming only last august and recording their debut EP in Grouse Lodge Studios, Co Westmeath last November.

They released their Debut single 'The Bitter End' in Ireland in May and it entered the charts at number 10.
Since then they have headlined The Ruby Room Sessions to over 300 people and support The Corona's in the Royal Theatre Castlebar to an expected crowd of 1500 - 2000 on Aug 20th.

John Earl's record company Wet Records have just signed them on a one single deal which will be released in the UK this October including a headline gig at London's Monto Water Rat's Theatre on Oct 25th


The Bitter End - No. 10 Irish Charts Week Ending 20th May 2010