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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Gaelic Storm Steps Into The Ring With New Album Chicken Boxer

Gaelic Storm Steps Into The Ring With New Album Chicken Boxer

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 31st, Gaelic Storm steps back into the ring with the release of their new album, Chicken Boxer, a heavyweight record that comes out swinging with a mix of empowering anthems and traditional ballads. The album is the fifth to be released on the band's own label, Lost Again Records, Inc. and the group's ninth album overall.

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Through years of high-energy performances and consistently strong record sales, Gaelic Storm has earned a reputation as one of the world-music scene's preeminent Celtic bands. With catalog sales of more than 1 million, the group's previous two albums 2008's What's the Rumpus? and 2010's Cabbage, both debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard and iTunes World Album Charts. The latter held the top Billboard slot for three consecutive weeks.

"This is our ninth album and every one seems to be better than the last," band member Patrick Murphy says. "I think this record will take us to another level. It's another step in the journey."

Although Gaelic Storm frontman Patrick Murphy and guitarist/vocalist Steve Twigger now live in the US, the pair returned to Ireland, traveling the coastline in search of inspiration for the songs on Chicken Boxer. "That was a really important trip to us," remarks Twigger. "The idea of home is all over Chicken Boxer. Whether home is where you were born or where you make your living, that theme runs throughout the album."

"If you see our show, we have fast singing-and-clapping songs. We have ballads. We have instrumentals. We tell stories. A variety of things can happen," says Steve Twigger. "And that all comes out on this album."

Gaelic Storm will take Chicken Boxer LIVE as they kick off their "Rag and Bone Tour" on July 27(th) at the Dayton Celtic Festival in Dayton, OH, playing over 50 shows throughout the US including headlining Milwaukee Irish Fest, New York's famous Bowery Ballroom, and The Troubadour in Los Angeles. In September, the band will headline their own self-promoted second annual one-day "Shamboozle Festival" in Asheville, NC. For a full tour schedule, please visit

Distributed by MRI/Sony/RED and produced by Steve Twigger, with additional production by Ryan Lacey and Patrick Murphy, Chicken Boxer will be available everywhere July 31st, 2012 including iTunes, and all other digital service providers. Physical copies will be available for purchase at select retail locations, live shows and at

The band will release the first music video from the album, for the track "Rag and Bone," in mid-August. The song recalls a happy memory from Twigger's childhood of the good-natured "rag-and-bone man" who would collect junk and scrap along the streets of his hometown, handing out candy to the kids. The video was shot in Austin, TX at the "Cathedral of Junk" by director Jim Wright (Pete Yorn, Dierks Bentley).

Gaelic Storm is represented by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based talent and brand management company. Additional information about the band and their tour can be found at

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