Interview: Irish band Elgin on changing more than just their name

The band formerly known as the Young Folk say they have found the liberation required to explore all their musical impulses

20th June, 2021
Interview: Irish band Elgin on changing more than just their name
Anthony Furey and Paul Butler, the core members of newish Irish band Elgin, say their name change gave them a clean slate to work off

It’s a brave step for an established music act to change their name, especially when brand recognition (for want of a better term) has been such a part of the game for so many for so long. Yet for Anthony Furey and Paul Butler, the core members of newish Irish band Elgin, the reasons for putting the Young Folk, their previous incarnation, into a retirement home were as simple as they were natural.

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