The tourist trap: Two Door Cinema Club

The tourist trap: Two Door Cinema Club

The early success and the intense touring that followed could have killed the band’s career - but, ten years in, Sam Halliday and his bandmates are rock solid

Five years ago, Kevin Baird, the bass player with Bangor’s Two Door Cinema Club, told me their success happened so rapidly that he and his two band mates – guitarist Sam Halliday and vocalist Alex Trimble – often wondered would they wake up one morning and realise it had all been a dream.

Now they’re celebrating their tenth year as a significant going concern. It is indeed a long way from playing in front of 50...

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