The Brilliant Things are an Irish Synth-Pop-Rock band, based in Dublin and London.
The Brilliant Things are Marie Junior (lead vocal) and Greg French (Songwriter/guitar/keyboards ) Both in their twenties, they independently experienced various aspects of the music industry.
Greg French has worked as Songwriter/engineer/Producer in many top international studios, working with artists such as The Corrs, Van Morrison, Mutt Lange and Brian Eno.
Marie Junior previously embarked on a solo career under the name Sweet T, gaining an Irish Chart’s Top 40 placing with her take on The Mekon’s “I Love a Millionaire”.
The band released their self-titled debut album in Ireland on 7th October 2011. The band's first UK release "Dance" was A listed on BBC Radio 2 and reached No 36 in the UK Airplay charts in January 2012. The band's second release "Pointless" was B listed on BBC Radio 2.
The Bands 3rd release "Feels Like Summer" was A-Listed on BBC Radio 2 for 4 weeks and reached 28 in the UK Charts