Ben Reel Band
this is a soulful,spiritual,uplifting album with a powerful message.an electic mix of influences ,kinda the middle ground between rock and jazz with a hint of Americana,smooth grooves with captivating lyrics.
The ben reel band are based in co monaghan ireland. they have released 4 albums to date. They have toured in the U.S ,europe,U.K,and Ireland. This the 3rd album Sweet Victory, first released in 2004 has recieved alot of airplay and critical acclaim in various countries from Europe to Austrilia and the U.S. It has been described as a soulful uplifting masterpiece by the London Post neewspaper. Gerry Anderson from BBC radio described it as the best album he heard in years. From the first track "Cosmic Shifting" to the last song "Leave This World Behind" this record will encapture the soul and take you on a spiritual journey. The band have supported the likes of The Crannberies,Jools Holland, Alabama 3, the blockheads etc.They are renouned as the finest live band in Ireland with musicianship secound to none . the band consists of Ben reel:vocals,guitar,harmonica, Ronnie O,flynn:bass(ex Van Morrison Michael Black: Drums Micky McCarney:lead guitar; julieanne black: backing vocals, gerald black: additional guitar .