Kudos were an Irish alternative-Rock group based in Cork City, Ireland formed in 2001 by Cárthach Ó’Nuanáin and Colm Hayes. Later members Cian McCarthy, Niall Dennehy & Deirdre Frost joined as the group began to perform around Ireland in venues such as the Triskel Arts Centre, RTÉ Studios Donnybrook, Nancy Spains, The Spailpin Fanach, Tiki Lounge, Cyprus Avenue & The Ambassador Theatre Dublin. In July & November of 2004 the band entered BPM Studios, Cork and recorded their debut album 'Roads' consisting of nine selected tracks from their repertoire of original material. Recorded by Finny Corcoran & released in December 2004 on compact disc the critically acclaimed album features guests: Karl Rooney, Nell O'Hara, Joe Ó'Nuanáin, Brian O'Kane, David Whitla, Tom Crowley, Holly McConnell & Sarah Marshall. Between April 2006 & September 2007 Kudos recorded a variety of new songs at Flashpoint's Monkey Orphanage Studios. However the band subsequently disbanded in 2008 & all Kudos material is curated & managed by Flashpoint.
Watch Kudos perform ‘Glimmer’ live on TG4s Ardán Jan 14th 2006. Click Here
Watch Kudos perform ‘Day By Day’ live on TG4s Ardán Jan 14th 2006. Click HereTheir debut album Roads was reissued in 2017 & is available directly from on CD and MP3 our store and all good online retailers.
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