Heathers are 23 yr old Ellie & Louise Macnamara (twins) Their first album (Here, Not There) was an acoustic-only project which they recorded when they were 17. This album got some great critical reaction, and led to 2 summer length tours of the US. A track from that album; Remember When; was chosen to soundtrack a major advertising campaign for Tourism Ireland. The song went on to become a Number 1 hit in Ireland.
The girls signed to Universal Music Publishing UK for a worldwide deal at the end of 2011 and set about recording their second album Kingdom. In 2013 Heathers have signed to Sony Music Canada, Warner Music Germany for Central Europe and have just returned from a lengthy tour of Canada and the USA. This was their third time touring Canada in 2013.
Their single Forget Me Knots was released in the USA just last week, and their album will be released through Sony Red in March 2014. They will be returning to the US for more touring in advance of that.
Back in February, they played at Hollywood director JJ Abrams’ house in front of JJ, Steven Spielberg and many other film and TV execs. Interviewed in a recent UK newspaper, J.J. Abrams said ‘this year, Dublin band, Heathers played (at the pre-Oscars party) and my daughter is just nuts about them. We haven’t stopped listening to them since’