Silverbacks share new song ‘Up The Nurses’

The Blondie-inspired track is taken from their upcoming debut album, ‘Fad’.

With their debut album ‘Fad’ set to land on 17th July, Dublin newbies Silverbacks are sharing new track ‘Up The Nurses’ to get us all excited.

“I love Blondie and Kilian [O’Kelly, guitarist] overheard me singing along to them one night,” bassist and vocalist Emma Hanlon explains. “A few days later he surprised me with our very own new wave jam ‘Up The Nurses’. The song talks about ‘amour fou’ (‘mad love’) and the unwanted adoration someone receives for the care they’re giving someone.”

Speaking on the accompanying video, vocalist Daniel O’Kelly adds, “With everyone in isolation we set ourselves the challenge of building our own weird world. In the video two amateur radio enthusiasts help an astronaut return to his galaxy queen. We all had a basic tin foil spec and story to work from and everyone then shot their individual parts. It’s loosely inspired by Be Kind Rewind and their resourcefulness.”

Have a watch below.

See Silverbacks live at the following dates.


27 - Kasbah Social Club, Limerick, Ireland
28 - The Grand Social, Dublin, Ireland


01 - The Crofter’s Rights, Bristol, UK
02 - The Victoria, London, UK
03 - Network 2, Sheffield, UK
04 - The Hug & Pint, Glasgow, UK
05 - Psych Fest, Manchester, UK
06 - Heartbreakers, Southampton, UK
08 - The Hope & Ruin, Brighton, UK
09 - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK

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