BODIES Release Double A-Side

On Tuesday, 12th February 2019, David Anthony McGeown’s BODIES has just released a double A-side comprising ‘Slave’ and ‘Everything is Not Lost’. Both songs are from BODIES’ debut album ‘Drench,’ which was released to widespread critical acclaim in November 2018.

This double A-side reflects that quiet-and-loud juxtaposition that BODIES have become known for. ‘Slave’ features searing, hurt, angry vocals from McGeown as he struggles with inner demons, while the beautiful ‘Everything Is Not Lost’ features McGeown’s signature reverby guitar riffs, balanced with the delicate vocals of Louise Cunnane (Blooms/Lilac Glass).

Only a month into 2019, BODIES have already played at Whelan’s ‘Ones to Watch’ and First Fortnight’s ‘My Story, My Song’ as well as being touted in Hot Press Magazine’s ‘Hot for 2019’ round-up, in which journalist Edwin McFee said, “The mastermind behind Bodies, David Anthony McGeown, pours his soul into the music, relaying an authentic message to his audience.”

Nowhere is this sentiment more evident than in this double A-side release.

David says: “Though ‘Slave’ and ‘Everything Is Not Lost’ sit at opposite ends of our sonic spectrum, both songs represent what some might call ‘unhealthy’ mental states.

‘Everything Is Not Lost’ is about feeling depressed, isolated and despondent but still managing to hang on to a thread of hope, eventually surrendering to love and the unknown possibilities of this life.

‘Slave’ is about my own Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I drove myself crazy every day performing all these rituals; I wrote ‘Slave’ as I finally worked up the courage to remove pretty much every restriction it was having on my life. That all happened in one day – one of the most terrifying days of my life.

Creating these songs was both painful and healing, like bleeding a wound. Though they both deal with negative feelings, they represent things that I was able to overcome, and being reminded of that is a positive feeling for me, and hopefully for anyone who listens. That’s why we’re releasing them together.”

report-cover-300x214
report-cover-300x214

report-cover-300x214
About IMRO
Our Board
Our People
Press Room
Research
Governance & Policy
Music Creators
Join IMRO
IMRO App
Members' Handbook
About Copyright
How do I Copyright a Piece of Music?
Copyright & Traditional Music
Muso Online Protection Solution
History of Performing Rights
FAQs on Copyright
Royalty Distribution Schedule
IMRO Distribution Policies
Competitions & Opportunities
Travel Grant Form
Irish Radio & Useful Contacts
Other Music Bodies in Ireland
Structure of the Irish Music Industry
Affinity Schemes
Music Creators FAQs
International Partners
Music Users
Do I Need a Licence?
Sign Up for a Music Licence
Pay Your Licence Online
IMRO and PPI Tariffs
Dual Music Licence Explained
Music Licences for Businesses
Cinemas
Hair, Beauty & Health
Factories & Offices
Leisure, Sports, Social & Fitness
Functions & Other Events
Jukeboxes
Pubs & Bars
Restaurants & Hotels
Transport
Music on Hold
Retail
Music Licences for Live Events
Music Licences for Broadcast & Online
Music for TV Broadcast
IMRO TV Blanket Licence
MCPS TV Blanket Licence
Independent Production Company Licence
Secondary Exploitation / Programme Sales
Music for Radio Broadcast
Music for Online Music Use
Online Music Licences
General Entertainment On Demand (GEOD)
General Entertainment On Demand (GEOD) Licence Form
Performing Right Online Licence (PROL)
Performing Right Online Licence (PROL) Form
Music licences for Recorded Media
Production Music
Production Music Form
Individual Synchronisation (Sync) Rights
Music Licences for CDs & DVDs
AP2
AP2 Form
Covermount AP7
AP7 (CD) Form
AP7 (DVD) Form
Premium Products
DVD / AVP Licence (Audio-visual product)
Music Services B2B
Music Users FAQs
FAQs on Music Licensing
What’s Your Soundtrack Campaign
Supporting Music
IMRO Live Music Venue Awards
IMRO Tune-Up Your Business Award
IMRO Academy
IMRO Seminars & Workshops
IMRO Music for Film & TV
Other Voices
Sponsorship Applications
News
News Archive
Events
Contact Us