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latest news [17 Jun 2006|12:58pm]

[ mood | chipper ]

not updated in ages!
thought i'd fill everyone in about the latest news from conor in case you haven't seen it....

We had our last rehearsal at the weekend. It was a bit emotional considering we've been working on this record for quite a while. We start recording next week in Vancouver. Originally it was going to be Dublin but we couldn't get the studio we wanted for the dates we wanted.

We're all looking forward to working with Tony Hoffer again. There's almost twenty songs to fight over. It's a large figure for us. In the past we only ever had thirteen or fourteen songs to go into the studio with. Infact the dreaded "double album" was even mentioned for a fleeting moment (and thankfully dismissed just as quickly).

Kevin is reading A Room With A View. Daniel just got a new puppy which everyone is jealous of. His name is Bruce and he is a beautiful dachshund. I'm reading The Great Gatsby. I also went to see Time To Leave. A french film about a photographer who has three months to live. It's actually very good. Padraic is in San Francisco with his girlfriend. Benny bought a lovely house, he's currently working on getting the desk from studio one Abbey Road, into the studio in the back garden.

We have a title for the record already in mind. (In the past we always found ourselves srambling like headless chickens for a title that would somehow sum up the mood of the album with deadlines nipping at our heels.) This meant we could meet the art department in London to start brainstorming early over artwork and the record sleeve. We've always beeen heavily involved in this. Sometimes even to our detriment. I still get death threats over the last album cover.

It feels like we haven't toured forever. Which might explain why we've been to so many gigs of late. The following were the great ones. Morrissey in Dublin at the Olympia. Belle and Sebastian in LA at the Wiltern. Republic Of Loose at Eamon Doran's in Dublin. Field Music in London (supporting Stereolab). The Strokes in Anaheim. And The Divine Comedy last night at Vicar Street.

I'll post more blogs and Padraic will post more pictures from Vancouver and the studio, as soon as the record starts to take shape. Bye!


PS We have changed thethrills.com homepage to a holding page for the moment. Enjoy!

anyone else a bit gutted padraic has a girlfriend? haha...erm, yes XD

pleasing news; i can't wait for the album. impressed they went to see belle and sebastian/the strokes. wonderful :-]

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PRINT SALE - The Thrills [09 Jan 2006|12:38pm]

Hello everyone.

To help replace some broken equipment I am currently holding a massive print sale.

Artists in the sale include R.E.M, Editors, Velvet Revolver, Feeder, Scissor Sisters, Razorlight, HIM and more -


Message me if you have any questions. Thanks!
Graham Smith

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[29 Sep 2005|07:33pm]

The Thrills are just great.
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Hello! [27 Sep 2005|03:59am]

[ mood | bouncy ]

im Samantha, but u can call me Sam.
im 14 and im form Melbourne Australia, and i love the thrills, they're so talented!
anyway hope to hear from u guys soon,

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[20 Sep 2005|05:31pm]

[ mood | hopeful ]

hey, i'm new here but not to the thrills.

my computer crapped out, and i've lost some songs.

does anyone have "don't steal our sun" and "not for all the love in the world"?

if you do, could you please send it to me at kahunt4890@comcast.net ?

i'd be eternally grateful.

thanks in advance!

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[13 Sep 2005|10:11am]

What I love about these guys, and the first album, is that the album is a midnight album. I love listening to it after midnight.

Don't know why. Just do.
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Hey, I have a story to tell. [02 Sep 2005|06:35pm]

[ mood | content ]

The date: April 30th
The time: Close to midnight

Sorry, felt like adding that.

Could it be Ben who smiled at me??Collapse )

Sorry if no one care(d)(s). I just felt like I needed to tell you guys since... well... we all have a mutual love for The Thrills. <3

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New Member. [21 Aug 2005|09:46pm]

[ mood | chipper ]

Name is Rachel, I'm 14 and I live in Seattle. I saw The Thrills open for M5 and I LOVE THEM. They've become one of my three favorite bands (riding up with M5 and Coldplay!) and I think they're just the greatest things ever. Hot Irish rockers. Yay!

And is anyone with me when I say that Conor Deasy looks a bit like Matt Dillon? Just a speculation.

Er. That's all. :3

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[16 Aug 2005|05:47pm]

Sorry if this isn't allowed on the community, delete if not.

I just thought some of you might be interested in the Thrills promo I'm currently selling on ebay:

I'm a genuine fan myself, and it's a really good/rare item, so I want it to go to a good home, and I figured this would be the best place for that. :)

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[06 Aug 2005|07:55pm]

The thrills, thrill me!!!, i couldnt live without Let's Bottle Bohemia
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omg dans hair x.x [12 Jul 2005|11:00pm]

[ mood | surprised ]

glastonbury photos anyone?

well theres some here

i'm currently mourning the loss of daniels hair!




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Hi [30 Jun 2005|12:24pm]
[ mood | Doing a happy dance. ]

YYYEEEEAAAAAAAHHHHH I love The Thrills. My favourite band. I'm so happy to be in this community.

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[31 May 2005|12:15pm]

Hi everyone,
A handful of The Thrills photos from a gig in Belfast at the weekend can be found here -


I hope you like them :)
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[14 May 2005|09:59pm]

i just the thrills on 5/11.
they opened for maroon five.
i love them.
i was so amazed by their talent.
and they are from dublin.
mucho sex.
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[28 Apr 2005|05:47pm]


Just joined the community.

My exposure to The Thrills was slow going but steady. "The San Francisco Chronicle" did an article on them in their Sunday Pink Sheet last fall. I read it with marginal interest but didn't pay too much attention to whatever it said.

Then I had tickets to see the Pixies in October. The Thrills were one of the opening bands and I was really impressed. I came back home and ordered their two albums and just was blown away.

Now I get to share their albums with friends and spread the word.

Beautiful songs. I just love the ones about California though, considering they are singing about places I know.
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[19 Apr 2005|05:42pm]

I saw the thrills in Sydeny at the Metro about two-three months ago, wait...woulda been longer than that...anyway, really good gig even though the boys seemed unhappy. Would love to see them on a good day...oh yeah, my friend caught the set list that they threw at the audience at the end and she gave it to me cause she's sweet and knows I love em. pretty cool. Hi Seeta, yes it's true, i'm following you...
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you're praying on a tender heart [19 Mar 2005|01:27pm]
[ mood | happy ]

hey hey hey. i love the thrills. twas my friend hollie that got me into them and omg they are just love. i saw them on wednesday, actually. at liverpool academy. i took some pretty good pictures so i'll post some later probably. i made some icons too. all pictures used were taken by me so please, don't steal. its not nice kids.

teaser: Image hosted by Photobucket.com

( more at my icon journal )

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::squee:: [18 Feb 2005|05:11pm]

Maroon5 is coming to town with...
drum roll, please...

...THE THRILLS!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm so excited. I'm going to get to see The Thrills!
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The Thrills Signed CD And Promotional Lighter on Ebay [17 Feb 2005|02:16pm]

Hi, Check this link out on Ebay, there is a signed Lets Bottle Bohemia CD and Promotional Lighter and they are up for auction in aid of a really good cause.


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[13 Feb 2005|01:03pm]

I saw the thrills at the merto in sydney. i thought they we REALLY good, even though the sounds kept dropping out (or somethig) and conor was getting a little annoyed. I thought they were brilliant. I took photos and if you are interested in seeing them click the link below.

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