November 12, 2013
Today I want to introduce you to one of my favorite new bands – Hudson Taylor. I have been following them since the spring of 2012 and I just love their sound. I remember telling my daughter, “These guys are going to be HUGE!”
This is one of their new songs and it is fantastic. Unfortunately, it is not available on iTunes yet, but I have given you the link to their album, “Chasing Rubies,” which is awesome! I would love to give you just one recommendation off that album, but honestly, I am obsessed with every one of the songs. Give it a listen … I think you will hear what I am talking about and you will definitely find at least one song that you MUST have!
They have a new album out – Osea – but it is not yet available in the US (it is available on the UK iTunes site if you have an account there).
I have a little secret for you … if you LIKE them on their Facebook page today, you can get a free download of this song, “Drop in the Ocean.”
Hudson Taylor is composed of two brothers – Alfie and Harry – from Dublin, Ireland. The band name, Hudson Taylor, is actually their surname. They harmonize like no duo I have ever heard before. In addition, they are adorable. Alfie, the lead singer, has a real James Dean look while I think Harry looks an awful lot like Ashton Kutcher. The chemistry between the two brothers is amazing and they just look like they are having so much fun making music together. They have a unique musical sound which is addictive. They are truly an amazing talent!
This is a band that I have been dying to see live in concert! They did make a brief sweep through the US last year, but I was not able to get to a show. They are currently touring – doing their own headline tour throughout the UK and Ireland, and touring with Kodaline on their November UK tour. I am hoping that they follow Kodaline here to the US on their tour that is coming early next year. A girl can dream … 🙂