Sleep Thieves release their much anticipated debut album HeartWaves on April 8th 2011.
Single, 5am, November 6th is now available to download at http://sleepthieves.bandcamp.com/
"Heart Waves is a wondrous confection of eccentric indie meets synth-pop with all the bleeps, beats and beery attitude you'd expect from such an uneasy marriage. Indeed there's something both magical and intimidating in their mix of guitar, synths and vocals, especially the honey-dripping voice of Sorcha Brennan, who delivers like a veteran....Sleep Thieves have taken the road less travelled and magically contrived a fresh and vibrant vibe. Watch them go."
Jackie Hayden, April edition of Hot Press, 2011.
?I?ve been listening to ?Heart Waves? by Sleep Thieves today. It?s a wonderful album that many, many people are going to fall in love with.?
- Dan Hegarty, 2fm, National Radio Station DJ
http://2fm.rte.ie/blogs/dan_hegarty (March 7th, 2011)
"Following on from their excellent EP, It Was Only a Satellite, which was ranked #18 on my Best EPs of 2010 list, Sleep Thieves are set to release their debut album Heart Waves. Derek Murphy, Sorcha Brennan and Wayne Fahy have been hard at work on the Ciaran Bradshaw-produced record, and it doesn?t disappoint.........Mark my words, this will be one of the best albums you hear this year (and will be reviewed highly on here, no doubt)."
Ronan at http://www.swearimnotpaul.com
The Ticket (Irish Times Supplement) December 31st 2010
Sleep Thieves, Whelans Headline in March 2010 selected by The Ticket as one of their top ten gigs of 2010, alongside Foals, Beirut, Blondie, Snoop Dog and Joanna Newsom.
State.ie 12th October 2010 Live review of Hard Working Class Heroes (Niamh Doolan)
"Sleep Thieves offered a much needed wake up call to the evening?s proceedings, like a shot of concentrated caffeine straight to the brain. The precision splattering of synths, guitar from Wayne and Derek and sweet as honey vocals from Sorcha were given an unexpected but most welcomed heavier treatment, providing an edgier sound while retaining the band?s established electro-rock sensibility throughout their six song set. ?Hope is Dead?, ?Impersonator? and ?You, Me and Everyone? commanded the venue?s attention. Proof, if needed, of a band that just keeps getting better with every subtle evolution . Expect minds to be blown by a forthcoming album."
State.ie, March 10 ? Live review
?Harder, fitter, faster, stronger, (Sleep Thieves) are not afraid to stare their audience in the face and demand that they dance and with music this melodic it would be rude not to reply with your feet. ?
?... irresistible, hip-shaking, (their sound) is the sweetest of kisses followed by the bloodiest of punches ?
The Ticket, Irish Times March 10 (Sleep Thieves as Gig of the Week)
? ? sparkling, swaggering electro-pop... Definitely worth staying up late for?
AU Magazine, December 09
?..purveyors of bleeping marvellous electro pop with sugar spun sentiments... The EP fizzes like a sherbert flying saucer?
The Scene, Daily Star Sep 09
"Fans of Fight Like Apes and Grand Pocket Orchestra may have found the last in their holy trinity"
Heinekenmusic.ie (Alison Curtis editorial May 2010)
"I love Sorcha?s voice and feel their offerings are as strong or stronger than the Crystal Castles, Ladytrons or Metrics of the world... enjoy!"
Drop-D.ie EP review July 09
"Debut EP It Was Only A Satellite is...a slice of electronic perfection...they have proven they have enough musical muscle and ingenuity to back up the fawning praise they have received to date"
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