Vickers Vimy are a very popular Mayo band, some might even go as far to say that they are one of the hardest working original band’s in Mayo.
The band have just released their stunning new single titled “Bonfire of Dantes”.
Vickers Vimy have really done the original music scene in Mayo very proud over the past few years whilst creating a name for themselves not only in Mayo but through out the island of Ireland and further afield, and we are delighted to be able to share the band’s brand new single with you today.
The band head out on tour with Greenshine in November with all dates provided below,
According to John Creedon of RTÉ Radio 1 Vickers Vimy make a lovely sound, Atlas Of Hearts is an album I will be dipping into for months and years to come”
“Vickers Vimy push the envelope creatively, incorporating elements of Americana
and Hibernia, whilst successfully drawing on contemporary sounds. It all makes for
a terrific listen” Jackie Hayden – Hot Press
‘Bonfire of Dantes’ is influenced lyrically by the book ‘The Count Of Monte Cristo’ by
Alexander Dumas, while musically it takes its cues from Calexico and the score of a
In a landscape that can truly rattle your bones and inspire your dreams, Vickers
Vimy continue to document in song the wonders of the Wild Atlantic.
RTÉ Radio 1 Recommended Album Of The Week
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Hailing from Mayo, on the Wild Atlantic coast of Ireland, Vickers Vimy craft songs
that dwell on the borders of Folk and Americana. Rich eclectic sounds anchor lyrical
themes of scratched vinyl nights and hazy Sunday mornings. Their second album
“Atlas of Hearts” is out now.
Vickers Vimy have collaborated with Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames & Swell
Season) and had the pleasure of recording in the studio of Nick Seymour (Crowded
House). Vickers Vimy have had the amazing fortune to support the late John Mar-
tyn. They have also supported The Hothouse Flowers, The 4 Of Us, Maria Doyle
Kennedy, and Mundy. They have shared the RTÉ Music Train with Christy Moore,
Paul Brady, Kodaline, and Jack L.
“Vickers Vimy make a lovely sound, Atlas Of Hearts is an album I will be dipping
into for months and years to come” John Creedon – RTÉ Radio 1
“Their unusual concoction of sounds and songs singularly stand out and effortlessly
breeze musically from one side of the Atlantic to the other. The old world and the
new world meet” – David Dee Moore, Fatea UK & The Acoustic Yard
“Nice REM feel to this Irish Outfit” Ken Sweeney – The Irish Sun
“Instantly timeless songs” – Here Comes The Flood
“Gloriously timeless” – Hotpress
Fri 1st: The Crane, Galway, Co. Galway (w/ Greenshine)
Fri 15th: Garbo’s, Castlebar, Co. Mayo (w/ Greenshine)
Sat 16th: The Hole In The Wall, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny (w/ Greenshine)
Fri 29th: Coughlans, Cork City, Co. Cork (w/ Greenshine)