Kodaline are a Dublin-based Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, the band made chart history
in March 2007,
when their debut single "Give Me A Minute" topped the Irish Singles Chart;
becoming the first independently released track to accomplish this.
In 2011, the band changed its name to Kodaline.
Indie rock, alternative rock
2005-2011 (as 21 Demands)
2011-present (as Kodaline)
Mark Prendergast on coming up with the band name:
We made it up ourselves, but we later found out its a character
on f*ckin World Of Warcraft. I promise you, weve never even played the game.
Its just a bizarre coincidence.
Steve Garrigan -
lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, keyboards
Mark Prendergast -
lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
Vinny May -
drums, percussion, backing vocals
Jason Boland -
bass guitar, backing vocals
Conor Linnane -
bass guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
We can basically read each others mind at this point because weve known each other so long
Music should have a purpose, you know. Our purpose is honesty.
EBBA Public Choice Award