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Encyclopedia > Director (band)
Director
Country Dublin, Ireland
Years active 2005–present
Genres Rock, Pop
Labels Atlantic Records
Members Michael Moloney (Vocals/Guitars)
Eoin Aherne (Guitars)
Shea Lawlor (Drums)
Rowan Averill (Bass Guitar)
Website(s) DirectorMusic.co.uk

Director are a pop rock quartet from Dublin, Ireland. Band members are Michael Moloney (Vocals/Guitars), Eoin Aherne (Guitars), Shea Lawlor (Drums) and Rowan Averill (Bass Guitar). WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label that operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ...


Director has a hook-based pop-rock sound, making their songs quite accessible. Taking their musical cues from their early encounters with the songwriting of The Beatles, Steely Dan and Randy Newman, Director cite Beck, Grandaddy, Muse and The Strokes as some of their modern day influences. The Beatles (1960-1970) were an English musical group from Liverpool, and are usually regarded as the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful popular music artists in history. ... Steely Dan is an American rock band centered around the core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. ... Randall Stuart Randy Newman (born 28 November 1943) is an American songwriter, arranger, singer and pianist who is notable for his mordant pop songs and for his many film scores. ... For other uses, see Beck (disambiguation). ... Grandaddy was an indie rock group from Modesto, California, United States. ... Muse is an English rock band who blend many different genres of music together - combining classical, modern and even Latin themes into songs. ... The Strokes are an American rock band that was formed in 1999 and rose to fame in the early 2000s as a leading group in the garage rock revival. ...


Director produced their debut single, Reconnect, and the accompanying self-written and co-directed video. It was released on April 26, 2006 and was followed by Come With a Friend on September 29 of the same year, to which the video was also self-written. April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Their self-produced debut album, We Thrive on Big Cities was released on October 6 in the Republic of Ireland. Within the first week of release, the album had reached number 2 in the Irish album sales charts, conceding the first place to Sam's Town, by The Killers. A UK release is forthcoming. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Killers is a rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. ...


As a relatively new band, Director have gained mild popularity within the UK, through their recent work as a support act for the Goo Goo Dolls on their UK Let Love In tour, despite not having a current album release in the country. They are very good. Goo Goo Dolls is an alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York by guitarist/vocalist Johnny Rzeznik and bassist/vocalist Robby Takac. ... For the Nick Cave album of the same name, see Let Love In. ...

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Discography

Albums

Singles

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External links

  • Director's Website
  • Director's My Space Page
  • Director on YouTube - Director's YouTube Profile
  • Atlantic Records - Director's record label in the UK

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Director (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (325 words)
The band then went on to perform as the opening artist on the Main Stage on the Sunday at Oxegen later that summer.
Director's self-produced debut album, We Thrive on Big Cities was released on October 6 in the Republic of Ireland.
As a relatively new band, Director have gained mild popularity within the UK, through their recent work as a support act for the Goo Goo Dolls on their UK Let Love In tour, despite not having a current album release in the country.
New TCU Band Website (1111 words)
During his term as director of the band, the group’s membership was only 13.
Was a student of Claude Sammis and immediately upon graduation in the spring of 1935 became band director.
The crowd enjoyed the band so much that when the game was over, the band went out on the field to give a little post-game concert, the entire audience remained and kept them playing for more than an hour.
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