Socks in the Frying Pan, a simply stupendous new band from Ireland that has been at the top of my top ten list for a couple of months now
Irish American News
They remind me particularly of another Ennis based ensemble, early Stockton’s Wing not in line–up but in attitude and musical daring… a successful and highly promising debut.
John O’ReganIrish Music Magazine
Their Sound flows in magnetic, energetic waves, so does their banter on stage
Derek CopleyIrish Music Magazine
This album qualifies them early for the New Group of the Year.
Socks in the Frying Pan – whose singular musical ability and vocal talents mark them out most definitely as ones to watch for the future.
This is a great album by three extremely talented young artists. It has been awhile since we have enjoyed a new group as much as this.
Irish American News
These boys add new proof to the argument that the best musicians come from Clare…This is seriously some of the best new stuff to come down the pike in awhile and I like it. I just hope the boys get some bookings in the area so I can see them live. Hint, hint, hint.
Outstanding music, great album and most definitely in this year’s top five, no mean achievement considering what a great year this has been for music
One of the country’s best young trad bands
Well you won’t hear a better name than this and the music is just as damn good… It’s most definitely fresh and marks another potential album of the year in the making
When you listen to Socks in the Frying Pan, you quickly realize that traditional music in Clare has again received a fresh shot in the arm. The music on this recording is full to the brim with energy and with musical skills.
They wrap traditional Irish tunes in modern garments and spice them up with driving grooves
This band is oozing with untapped potential and we hope they get the opportunity to realise their potential on a greater international stage.
The album features a lot of high-energy playing, fancy ornamentation and frolicsome arrangements
The Journal of Music
Socks in the Frying Pan are a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around.