CLUAS - Irish indie music webzine
CLUAS on Facebook CLUAS on MySpace CLUAS on Twitter

Modesty

Listen to their song 'Truth or Consequence'

Modesty are a 5-piece -a s yet unsigned - group from Dublin doing the gig-around-the-capital thing and unleashing their own individual brand of guitar-based music on the unsuspecting populous. They've been rehearsing/gigging for over a year now and have pieced together a veritable tour de force of a catalogue of 40 original songs.

ModestyThe band is a re-forming of three of the members of Modesty Blaze - a pop-rock outfit on the Dublin scene of the mid-90s (Paul, Mark & Fergal) with the addition of Declan on vocals and Gary on guitars. The end result is harder, louder and well, listen to the demo!

Already the band have released a 13-song demo cd and their website, www.modestymusic.com  has been set up with the aim of keeping punters in the picture with news and reviews of the band and assorted other topics such as the influence of Kurt Loder on Spaghetti Westerns. See the website for details of gigs.

Modesty are:

Dec Mulligan: vocals
Mark Whelan: drums, percussion
Paul Mulligan: guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
Fergal Dunne: bass guitar
Gary Branigan: guitars, backing vocals

Options to Download the Song

File Format Download link File Size Approx download time (56k modem)
MP3 Download here! 2.4 MB 6 minutes
Windows Media Download here! 1.8 MB 4 minutes

Note: If you have trouble downloading, 'right-click' the download link above and choose 'Save Target As' from the menu (in Netscape choose 'Save Link As')

Options to Stream the Song

File Format Streaming link

Notes for 56k modem users

MP3 Listen now! Not recommended for 56k (or slower) modems
Windows Media Listen now! Recommended option for 56k modems

Check out the Top 20 second hand indie albums selling on Amazon

Note: Allow us to state the obvious but to listen to the songs on your computer you'll need to have a PC that has a soundcard and speakers (or headphones). The PC will also need to have a Media Player installed. If you don't have a media player you can download one - for free - from Microsoft.
Not sure what to do? Hit the button below for answers to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

 

Subscribe to the CLUAS email newsletter:

E-mail address: number of newsletter subscribers

Check out as well the archive of newsletters we have sent out over the years.