Irish indie folk-pop outfit the Young Folk was formed in Dublin in 2010, with each of its members having an enviable musical pedigree. Frontman Anthony Furey was the son of George Furey, of the famous Furey Brothers. Keyboardist Paul Butler was a direct descendent of the legendary theatrical Bourke family, whose great-great uncle Peadar Kearney wrote "Amhrán na bhFiann," the Irish national anthem. Bassist/mandolinist Tony McLoughlin had an extensive history as a session musician; his first band Tribal Herb had performed live on British television when he was just 16. And trombonist Alex Borwick (a New Zealander and the group's only non-Irish member) was also an in-demand session player, having performed with the likes of Villagers and Lisa Hannigan. Remarkably, Furey did not take up the guitar until the age of 15, when he got into the ...
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