Pillow Queens on why they’re no poster girls for progress

The Irish band’s eagerly-awaited new album In Waiting is yet another reminder that they’re anything but standard-bearers for a supposedly brave new Ireland

Pillow Queens: ‘It’s good when you can make someone feel like they are part of something bigger‘

Power lies in the collective for Irish band Pillow Queens. Having formed in 2016, the quartet – who hail from Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare – have already picked up numerous industry plaudits. They were nominated for best song at the 2019 Choice Music Prize for their track Gay Girls; they’ve featured on the cover of GCN magazine; and played support to acts including Future Irelands – but there’s a sense from them that they’re doing ...