Sam Herlihy - Hope of the States

Episode 27,  Nov 27, 2016, 09:22 AM

Former lead singer and songwriter of cult 00's rock band Hope of the States is the special guest on Episode 25 of The StageLeft Podcast.

In a rare and revealing interview, Sam Herlihy discusses the make up of 'The Lost Riots' - the critically acclaimed debut album, going onstage at Glastonbury directly after The Killers, new material recently released which was recorded immediately after Hope of the States split and discusses how the passing of bandmate Jimi Lawrence effected the band's output and interpersonal relationships.

Sam talks us the bands' split, through Nirvana's influence, the £1m Sony deal, playing TOTP on the same show as S Club Juniors, his most recent project Racetrack Gospel and passes on his wisdom to young musician's. @Samuelherlihy @thestageleftpod

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