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Article: The Coronas
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| years_active = 2003 – present
 
| years_active = 2003 – present
 
| label = 3ú Records<ref>http://www.muzu.tv/TheCoronas?country=ww</ref>
 
| label = 3ú Records<ref>http://www.muzu.tv/TheCoronas?country=ww</ref>
| associated_acts = [[Mary Black]]<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.showbiz.ie/news/november11/10-danny-and-mammy-but-no-whitmore.shtml|title=Danny & Mammy But No Whitmore...|date=10 November 2011|accessdate=10 November 2011|work=ShowBiz Ireland}}</ref> <br/> [[Frances Black]]<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.herald.ie/entertainment/around-town/coronas-star-misses-own-party-for-a-night-with-mum-2830396.html|title=Coronas star misses own party for a night with mum|date=25 July 2011|accessdate=25 July 2011|work=Evening Herald}}</ref>
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| associated_acts = [[Mary Black]]<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.showbiz.ie/news/november11/10-danny-and-mammy-but-no-whitmore.shtml|title=Danny & Mammy But No Whitmore...|date=10 November 2011|accessdate=10 November 2011|work=ShowBiz Ireland}}</ref> <br/> [[Frances Black]]<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.herald.ie/entertainment/around-town/coronas-star-misses-own-party-for-a-night-with-mum-2830396.html|title=Coronas star misses own party for a night with mum|date=25 July 2011|accessdate=25 July 2011|work=Evening Herald}}</ref> [[The Script]], [[Bressie]], [[John Byrne]]
 
| website = [http://www.thecoronas.net/ www.thecoronas.net]
 
| website = [http://www.thecoronas.net/ www.thecoronas.net]
 
| current_members = Danny O'Reilly <br/> Conor Egan <br/> Graham Knox <br/> Dave McPhillips
 
| current_members = Danny O'Reilly <br/> Conor Egan <br/> Graham Knox <br/> Dave McPhillips
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In 2006, they met guitarist Dave McPhillips while on a holiday in Vancouver; shortly thereafter, asked him to join the band as lead guitarist. Dave was a fellow Dubliner, hailing from Monkstown, and had attended [[Gonzaga College]]. Dave later studied at University College Dublin.[2]
 
In 2006, they met guitarist Dave McPhillips while on a holiday in Vancouver; shortly thereafter, asked him to join the band as lead guitarist. Dave was a fellow Dubliner, hailing from Monkstown, and had attended [[Gonzaga College]]. Dave later studied at University College Dublin.[2]
   
In September 2006, The Coronas sold out a show at Whelans, one of Dublin's most prestigious venues for new music. Following this gig they were signed to the independent label 3ú Records, in November, and soon began to record what would become their debut full-length album, ''Heroes or Ghosts'', which was released in October 2007. A second LP, [[Tony Was An Ex-Con]], followed in September 2009. They were nominated for four [[Meteor Awards]], winning Best Irish Album in 2010 for ''Tony Was An Ex-Con''.
 
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==2006-2009: Heroes or Ghosts==
   
The band’s third album, ''Closer to You'', was released in Ireland on 11 November 2011. The Coronas recorded the album in LA with producer [[Tony Hoffer]] who has worked with Air, Beck, The Kooks, Belle and Sebastian and many more. Their first single from the album, Addicted To Progress, was a big hit on Irish airwaves and the single was in the Top 5 Irish Airplay Chart for more than 13 weeks. The song was also nominated for the 2012 Meteor [[Choice Music Prize]].
 
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In September 2006, The Coronas sold out a show at Whelans, one of Dublin's most prestigious venues for new music. Following this gig they were signed to the independent label 3ú Records, whose acts include [[Mary Black]] and Roisin O, and soon began to record what would become their debut full-length album, ''Heroes or Ghosts'', which was released on 5 October 2007. The album debuted at No. 27, and went on to spend a total of 74 weeks in the chart, peaking at No. 18. The album was described by [[Hot Press]] as "walking a soulful line between Jeff Buckley and the Libertines.”
   
The band’s second single from the album, ''Mark My Words'', was released on 10 February 2012.
 
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From ''Heroes or Ghosts'', the band released their first single ''The Talk'' which reached No. 18 in the [[Irish Music Chart]]. Their hit singles ''Grace, Don't Wait!'' and ''San Diego Song'' which spent a staggering 16 weeks in the Irish top 40 and the release of their debut album "Heroes or Ghosts" in October was met with rave reviews and has been lodged in the Irish charts ever since.
   
===''Heroes or Ghosts''===
 
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"The album is definitely a reflection of our journey as a band so far", says lead singer Danny O'Reilly. "Our only aim was to make an album we were proud of and we're delighted to say that we've surpassed our expectations." Heroes or Ghosts is out now in all major stores and on download. Their new single "Heroes or Ghosts" is set for release on the 5th of September 2008
 
The band's debut album ''Heroes or Ghosts'' was released on 5 October 2007, debuting at number 27 in the [[Irish Albums Chart]], and was described by [[Hot Press]] as "walking a soulful line between Jeff Buckley and the Libertines.” The album spent a total of 74 weeks in the Irish album charts, peaking at number 18.
 
   
The Coronas have appeared on RTE's [[Late Late Show]], The Cafe and [[The Podge and Rodge Show]], TV3's event guide, Channel 6's Popscene and radio shows, along with being interviewed on [[Youtube]]. In 2008 the Coronas were nominated for a [[Meteor Award]], in the Best Irish Pop Act category. The award was won by [[Westlife]], on February 15, 2008. In 2009 they were nominated for two Meteors in the Best Pop and Best Live categories.
 
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The title track, “Heroes or Ghosts,” was also translated into Irish for the Irish-language album, Ceol ’08.
   
The title track, “Heroes or Ghosts,” was also translated into Irish for the Irish-language album, Ceol ’08.
 
   
 
===''Tony Was an Ex-Con''===
 
===''Tony Was an Ex-Con''===
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Date: Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 05:54:09 PM
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Wednesday, the 29th of August 2012 at 11:08:14 AM #87724
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