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Preview: Inhaler to play Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms

After a completed UK tour which saw the band play to frantic, sold-out crowds; Inhaler are back to play Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms on February 14.

Bonding over their love of similar groups such as The Stone Roses, Joy Division, The Strokes, Depeche Mode, Kings Of Leon and The Cure; Elijah Hewson, Robert Keating, Ryan McMahon and Josh Jenkinson became friends in school.

Hailing from Dublin, they have already garnered a diehard fanbase with only a handful of singles that have collectively been streamed over 7 million times. Through their vibrant songwriting and craft at writing songs about being young and finding your way, they make music that resonates and connects with the youth.

Describing their music, frontman Hewson said: “I’m just trying to write about the joy of being alive, being a teenager, and the bad things that can come with that. I don’t like it to be all happy, I don’t like it to be all sad.”

You can check out one of their latest singles, Ice Cream Sundae, below:

Described as a shimmering indie-rock anthem, singer Elijah Hewson says the song is about loss and gain: “I like writing about normal teenage experiences that everybody can relate to. I’m just trying to write about the joy of being alive, being a teenager, and the bad things that can come with that.”

You can buy tickets to their Nottingham show here.

Words: Nick Lowe

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