Following their sold-out two SSE Arena shows in October, Picture This have announced a return to Ormeau Park on 8th June 2024 with special guest Calum Scott.
Ireland’s hottest musical export in decades, Picture This are recognised for their compelling songwriting and electrifying performances. Hailing from Athy, Co. Kildare, the band was formed by childhood friends Ryan Hennessy and Jimmy Rainsford. As a duo, they uploaded the song Take My Hand to their social channels in 2015 and it went viral. Later that year when they started playing live gigs, two more friends – Owen Cardiff and Cliff Deane – were recruited.
As a four-piece, the band have gone from strength to strength, captivating listeners from every corner of the world. The band’s self-titled, debut album in 2017 reached No.1 on the Irish music charts, with Picture This going triple platinum and topping the streaming chart for seven weeks. Their follow-up album MDRN LV in 2019, featuring the hits One Drink and Everything or Nothing, landed at No.1 on the Irish albums chart and reached No.54 on the UK albums chart.
To date, the band have amassed over 450 million total streams, selling out stadiums including a five-night stand at Dublin’s 3Arena, headlining Electric Picnic’s Main Stage twice and most recently sold-out their first European underplay tour in 20 minutes plus played 11 shows at Europe’s key festivals last summer. Their October 2023 UK and Ireland tour which included multiple sold out dates at 3Arena and INEC Killarney and took them to 20 European cities in November 23.
Picture This have announced their long-awaited fourth studio album, “Parked Car Conversations”, due for release via RCA Records, Germany. This album announcement follows the release of new music from the band, including the hit single ‘Get On My Love’ and most recently ‘Leftover Love’, both tracks extending Picture This’ status as hit songwriters after their 18-month hiatus.
Parked Car Conversations will be available on CD and LP, and ltd. book. The latter forms providing an intimate and unique insight into the band’s history with dozens of unseen photos and unheard stories.
Their most recent single ‘Leftover Love’ is out now.