Monday May 25, 2020

Hold the line

Top-selling Irish outfit Kodaline can’t seem to put a foot wrong. With the release of their second album, the band talk about Hollywood, Ed Sheeran, and being spoon-fed by Courteney Cox.

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

15th February, 2015
Kodaline, from left, Mark Prendergast, Jay Boland, Steve Garrigan and Vinny May: the band are determined never to let the pressure overpower the fun. Picture: Maxwells

Steve Garrigan from Kodaline is in the middle of an anecdote about his new friends in Los Angeles when suddenly he stops and catches himself, aware of how other-worldly his celebrity-populated life sounds. “It’s so weird saying we were over in Courteney Cox’s house,” Garrigan laughs, in a slightly shame-faced manner, looking a little worried that he’s coming off like a giant name-dropper.

Guitarist Mark Prendergast nods:...

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