Thursday February 20, 2020

Music: Friends Indeed

Oisin Leech and Mark McCausland have had their ups and downs with the music industry, but as The Lost Brothers they still believe in the magic of creating music, writes Tony Clayton-Lea

11th February, 2018
Oisin Leech (left) and Mark McCausland of The Lost Brothers Pic: Gabriel Sullivan

Like it or lump it, The Lost Brothers are stuck with each other. For more than ten years, and sometimes without permission, Meath’s Oisin Leech and Omagh’s Mark McCausland have been living in each other’s pockets.

Both are former members of could-have-been contender bands (Leech was in the 747s, which supported acts such as the Strokes, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys, while McCausland’s band, the Basement, once had Kings...

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