PRESENTED BY PAULINE FREEMAN
Fresh off the NME's Hotlist for 2007, Vesta Varro's debut album is being released on June 8th 2007 preceeded by their 2nd single "Pyramid Clocks" which is released on May 25th 2007. Their debut single Blue Mirror Boy entered the Irish Charts at Number 33 and was produced by Crowded House bassist Nick Seymour .
Vesta Varro's voracious live performances have led to a multitude of supports with the likes of Editors, The Thrills, Hal, Sultans of Ping FC, BellX1, The Frank and Walters, Stiff Little Fingers, The Wonderstuff, Damien Dempsey, Dave Couse and The Republic Of Loose. They also appeared on the Bud Rising Festival line up, O2 Wireless Festival and the Hard Working Class Heroes Festival.
Their Hot Press award winning video for their first E release Believe has been screened on MTV2. The track, Blue Mirror Boy, also hit the No. 1 spot in Irelands first underground MP3 charts. www.cpu.ie
Their growing legion of fans include Paul Cook, drummer with the legendary Sex Pistols, who approached the band after one of their London shows and bought a round!
Vesta Varro are: Damien Drea (vocals), Keith Forde (guitars), Peter Forde (guitars), Rod Smith (bass), and Shane Lee (drums). Though relatively new, having formed in 2004, a number of Vesta Varro band members have been writing and performing together for a few years.
VV recorded their debut album in ledgendary recording studios Windmill lane in Dublin with producer Richard Rainey and engineer Kieran Lynch.
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