The Brilliant Things

Formed 2008.
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The Brilliant Things - Girls Can Be Mean - BBC Introducing

See Irish electro quartet The Brilliant Things performing live on the BBC Introducing stage at Reading Festival 2010.

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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 7 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

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Stronger Than Romeo

    Stronger Than Romeo 2012

    Reviewed by Al Fox
    A play-it-safe debut from the Irish trio, though not without its charms.
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