Whenyoung

Musicians — Dublin

Name?
Whenyoung

Where are you from?
Dublin

Describe your band style in three words?
Hell on earth.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
Blur in 2013.

If you could be on the line up with any two bands in history?
Blondie and The Clash. 

Which subcultures have influenced you?
New York Punk Scene in the 1970s. It's dirty, ugly, raw, real and beautiful.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Iggy Pop. To hear how deep his voice is in person, but also for the stories and to see how far his skin can stretch.

Of all the venues you’ve played, which is your favourite?
Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate. Small and special.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Arthur Russell for his eclectic output.


Whenyoung are Aoife Power (Vocals/ Bass), Niall Burns (Guitar), Andrew Flood (Drums). Forming as teenagers in Limerick, they moved to Dublin developing their sound, and DIY approach before relocating again to London in 2017. In 2018 Whenyoung performed in Dublin as part of Shane Mcgowan's 60th birthday celebration alongside the likes of Nick Cave and Sinead O'Connor and played support slots with the like of Dream Wife and Declan McKenna.

The first track you played on repeat?
Destiny's Child - 'Jumpin Jumpin'

A song that defines the teenage you?
The Strokes - '12:51'

One record you would keep forever?
Patti Smith - 'Horses'

A song lyric that has inspired you?
'I belong to the blank generation'
Richard Hell, 'Blank Generation'

A song you wished you had written?
'Pulling Mussels' by Squeeze

Best song to turn up loud?
'Roadrunner' by The Modern Lovers

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Does Your Mother Know' - Abba

Four new bands you are listening to now?
Shame, Angel Olsen, Superfood, Sons of Raphael 

Name?
Whenyoung

Where are you from?
Dublin

Describe your band style in three words?
Hell on earth.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
Blur in 2013.

If you could be on the line up with any two bands in history?
Blondie and The Clash. 

Which subcultures have influenced you?
New York Punk Scene in the 1970s. It's dirty, ugly, raw, real and beautiful.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Iggy Pop. To hear how deep his voice is in person, but also for the stories and to see how far his skin can stretch.

Of all the venues you’ve played, which is your favourite?
Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate. Small and special.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Arthur Russell for his eclectic output.


Whenyoung are Aoife Power (Vocals/ Bass), Niall Burns (Guitar), Andrew Flood (Drums). Forming as teenagers in Limerick, they moved to Dublin developing their sound, and DIY approach before relocating again to London in 2017. In 2018 Whenyoung performed in Dublin as part of Shane Mcgowan's 60th birthday celebration alongside the likes of Nick Cave and Sinead O'Connor and played support slots with the like of Dream Wife and Declan McKenna.

The first track you played on repeat?
Destiny's Child - 'Jumpin Jumpin'

A song that defines the teenage you?
The Strokes - '12:51'

One record you would keep forever?
Patti Smith - 'Horses'

A song lyric that has inspired you?
'I belong to the blank generation'
Richard Hell, 'Blank Generation'

A song you wished you had written?
'Pulling Mussels' by Squeeze

Best song to turn up loud?
'Roadrunner' by The Modern Lovers

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Does Your Mother Know' - Abba

Four new bands you are listening to now?
Shame, Angel Olsen, Superfood, Sons of Raphael 

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