Interview: The Klares
1. Who are you?
We're a four piece indie rock band called The Klares. Andy is on lead vocals and is rhythm guitarist, Eoin is lead guitarist, Jordan is bass guitarist and backing vocals and Cormac is on drums and backing vocals.
2. Where are you based?
Dublin - Dun Laoghaire, Deansgrange and Stillorgan - but we're in school together, 5th year.
3. What achievements do you want me to know about?
We've got to play Youbloom festival three times - twice in Dublin and once in Los Angeles (in November 2014). Also played in The Convention Centre (beer festival) alongside Paddy Casey and supported Big September in The Academy and for their last ever gig in The Mermaid Theatre.
4. What are you up to now?
Going back into the studio to record our next EP. We've four songs to lay down. Also have music videos to finish and gigs to play!
5. Name something unique about you or/and your product?
We think getting chosen to play at Youbloom LA is pretty unique. We were the youngest band playing!
6. What is the best song ever written?
Live Forever - Jordan
Gimme Shelter - Eoin
Cigarettes and Alcohol - Andy
Gimme Shelter - Cormac
7. What's the best album ever made?
Definitely Maybe - Jordan
The Second Coming - Andy
Whatever people say I am, that's what I'm not - Eoin
Whatever people say I am, that's what I'm not - Cormac
8. What are your future plans?
In years to come when another young band are asked their favourite album they'll name one of ours!
9. Where can I spend money on you or your product?
Our first EP Dirty Birds is available on iTunes.