Interview: Playing by the New Rules

The pop trio had thought 2020 was going to be their breakthrough year before the pandemic struck, but bassist Ryan Meaney remains optimistic that everything will still be all to play for when the dust settles

16th January, 2021
Interview: Playing by the New Rules
Alec McGarry, Ryan Meaney and Nathan Lambert of New Rules: ‘If the past 18 months was us in development, then this year is New Rules coming into our own’

“We had thought, like many other people, that it wouldn’t last for too long.”

Didn’t we all? Dubliner Ryan Meaney is a member of New Rules, a British-based pop trio that you may not have heard of. There is a reason for this, and that reason is: 2020. The way Meaney tells it, you can only feel a swell of sympathy for a pop group that was well on track to...

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