Ships is comprised of members Simon Cullen and Sorca McGrath, bringing to life their “mutual regard for 1980’s keyboard and personal experiences” with their music being compared to that of Fleetwood Mac, Kraftwerk, Moloko and Prince to name a few. They have been playing, producing and performing together since 2012 releasing a string of singles before they self-released their debut album Precession in May 2017. The release of the album lead to critical acclaim including winning the RTE Choice Music Prize for Album of the Year Award on March 8th, 2018 making the group the third female-fronted act to win.
“Simply put, it’s supremely accomplished, intelligent music from perceptive practitioners” – The Irish Times
Their sound “engulfs synth-pop, disco, cosmic disco and vintage electronica in its DNA” Nialler9