Dublin-based band FIRES. are set to release their highly anticipated debut EPClose Eyes, Deep Breathe, Runon December 11, 2020. The EP is a six song collection, and the culmination of three years of writing, demoing and recording. The project contains previous singles “Forgotten Sons,” “All For This,” and “Dream” along with three brand new tracks.
Dealing with themes such as loss, grief, and self-esteem, Close Eyes, Deep Breath,Run is a deeply personal set of songs sure to bring the listener on an emotional journey, while also packing the punch and catchiness FIRES. have become known for. The project is a strong demonstration of the sound that the band have achieved, and is an exciting insight into what’s next.
The EP is energetic and guitar heavy, with well-crafted songs, high attention to detail and creative composition. While punky and driving, the songs are also reflective and spacey, complete with emotive strings, synths and engaging voice-overs.
Dublin based band FIRES. are an eclectic mix of punk sensibilities and catchy hooks. FIRES. were formed in 2017 by Michael and Alecksyy. Previously in a band together, the pair have spent three years relentlessly writing songs to hone in on their sound. The band describe their biggest inspirations as Rise Against, Slaves (US), and Fightstar.
‘FIRES. is a project which Michael and Alecksyy, have been quietly constructing forthe last three years. The amount of time spent writing and recording for FIRES. is immediately apparent.’ – The Music Nerd, 2020
‘Alecksyy & Michael are very intelligent and selective in the message they areputting out into the world with their music. Their message spreads with a veryfamiliar feel, like an old friend you are meeting for the first time.’Rebecca Cappuccini, Viking Promotions, 2020.