Carosel

Carosel are a folk pop duo – engaged to be married – who make beautiful music together. Sure to be crowd favourites at this year’s Oxegen festival in July.

It wasn’t until months after he started dating her that classically trained guitarist Pete McGrane knew his girlfriend Michelle Phelan could sing. But by the crystal clear sounds of their infectious, upbeat pop folk, it would seem the now-engaged couple had been making music forever.

After a series of small gigs from 2007 through 2008, and with Phelan’s feet on solid performing ground, the two played the Guinness Storehouse, the main stage at the Cork Jazz Festival and the Electric Picnic. Carosel’s first studio album, Kaleidoscope, was the result of a vacation to the south of France, where the pair began to write material for the record. With the help of Cora Venus Lunny and Justin Carroll, the duo strung together an uplifting collection of sprightly earworms that was released in February. Kaleidoscope earned the title of Album of the Week from Radio One and the Larry Gogan Show, and The Star said it “had a feel-good factor of 10.”

Now, already compared to the likes of Feist and Regina Spektor, the Reekus act are contentedly waiting for what comes next.

www.myspace.com/caroselmusic

Spotlight

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