Groom (2)

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Groom was a pop band from Dublin whose members were Mike Stevens, Wil McDermott, Jeroen Saegeman and Ruan Van Vliet. They have released four albums and an EP: ‘All This Happened, More Or Less’ (2006, Fairview House), ‘At The Natural History Museum’ (2009, Tight Ship), ‘Marriage’ (Popical Island, 2010), Brothers and Sisters (EP, Popical Island, 2013) and 'Bread and Jam' (August 2014). Their final album was produced in Soup Studios by Simon Trought and Giles Barrett who have worked on albums by Darren Hayman, Wave Pictures and Stanley Brinks (aka Andre Herman Dune).

Groom have played Ireland, UK and mainland Europe. With some other Irish pop bands they form the core of the Popical Island collective.

Groom have been covered or mentioned on RTE (Under Ether music show), played frequently on 2FM radio, Phantom FM (Ireland) and Subcity Radio (Glasgow), in the Irish Times (Arts/Culture and Weekend sections), The Ticket , the Irish Independent (best Irish album of 2010), Hot Press magazine, State Magazine, Alternative Ulster, Popical Island has had also had much coverage in all the above as well as in the NME, Drowned in Sound and many popular blogs and radio shows.


Groom (2) Discography Tracks


sedy003 Various Life's A Hangover Various - Wirehorizon Presents Recommended Viewing(CD, Comp) Seedy Recordings, seedyR sedy003 Ireland 2005 Sell This Version
PI-504 Various Mysteries Of Life Various - Popical Island #1(CD, Comp, Ltd) Popical Island PI-504 Ireland 2010 Sell This Version
PI-508 Various Anne's Birthday Various - Popical Island #2(CD, Comp) Popical Island PI-508 Ireland 2011 Sell This Version