The Pale
 
 
FREE App 'I Woke Up And I Was Gone'
"PROPER ORDER" Features the Single "Chocolate Factory"
the pale ::: LIVE :::
"Chocolate Factory" b/w "Lady Gregory" Irish Release Date July 1st on 1969 Records
Whelans, Wexford Street Friday 30th May
"The New Resistance" Irish Release Date October 19, 2007
"THE CONTENTS OF A SHIPWRECK" Irish Release Date May 25, 2007
"The Final Garden" (ep) ::: Released on Devereux Records March 24 :::
 
 
 
 
 
the pale
FREE App 'I Woke Up And I Was Gone'
Now Available From the Apple App Store

www.pale.ie

Legendary Dublin band The Pale have launched an App to coincide with the release of their new album 'I Woke Up And I Was Gone'.  The App takes the form of a tour of Dublin, which sees the band taking in some of the more interesting, innovative and inspirational sights the city has to offer. Along the way they perform acoustic versions songs from the album at each location, chat to the patrons of the various businesses and  initiatives they visit and give their own unique insight into a lesser spotted side of Dublin.

According to Matthew Devereux, lead singer with the band, 'The Pale App is a journey using the vehicle of twelve new songs and two musicians with one day to shoot a 2011 document of Dublin that covers twelve handpicked locations in the Centre of Dublin, Some new, Some old, All of them interesting.'

Additional functionality will be added to the album once the album is launched allowing users who visit the locations to 'check in' and download the studio version of that location's song when they visit. 'Our early singles 'Butterfly' and 'Dog With No Tail' were accompanied with maps of Dublin' says Devereux. 'We wanted to update that concept with new technology to make it more interactive.  We've had a brilliant time making this, meeting some great people and discovering some hidden gems along the way,'

The videos were filmed by Darragh Byrne and shot over the course of a single day in September 2011.

The application also contains a comprehensive history of the band, a full discography, and videography with links to their videos The App will be continuously updated with tour dates and new release information.

The App has already been downloaded as far afield as China, America and Japan. I Woke Up And I Was Gone is available now in the Apple App store. An Android version will be ready in the near future.


'I Woke Up And I Was Gone'
Available in Ireland from 1969 Records Late-Spring 2012

For Information / Interview requests:

Stevo Berube / Berube Communications stevo@berubecommunications.com or +353 (0)87 244 2695

 
 
 
 
the pale
"PROPER ORDER"
Features the Single "Chocolate Factory"
Irish Release Date May 15th on 1969 Records
www.pale.ie ~ www.myspace.com/thepaleie ~ www.1969records.com

:: LIVE :::
07 May 2009 - Whelans, Dublin - Album Launch Show East
12 June 2009 - The Roisin Dubh, Galway - Album Launch Show West

Proper Order is the brand new album from The Pale released by 1969 Records.. Following on from 2007’s - Contents of a Shipwreck’ Proper Order started the greatest adventure the band have embarked on so far, with the genesis of the album beginning in eastern europe and finishing in Ireland.

Proper Order clocks in at under thirty minutes long but contains some of the band’s most concise and precise song writing yet.

Tracks include You Play Indie Music, Lights out Boys, Jump and Proper Order itself and we were all delighted with the tougher sound of the band owing in part to Darren Flynn’s excellent production and Matthew moving on to a beautiful Fender telecaster for some of the bigger tracks.

“Where can I get it?”

You can order the cd, which includes a 12 page booklet containing lyrics of all songs from 1969records.com. The record is distributed by RMG and available in all good record stores nationwide. Or, you can dowload the mp3s now from 7digital.com

Here is what Hot Press Magazine had to say about it ...

The Pale "Chocolate Factory" (1969 Records)
"An exotic Mediterranean flavour permeates this catchy little acoustic ditty from the always-enjoyable Pale. After a well-received return last year with "The Contents Of A Shipwreck", it seems yet more new material is in the works - and if this single is anything to go by, we could be in the middle of something of a golden age for Pale fanatics" - Stephen Errity, Hot Press

Here is what 1969 Records had to say about The Pale recently...

"There are also rumours of a collection of Pale music and tracks for later on in the year. As anyone who has seen the recent live shows will know, there is still a great affection for earlier tracks and notwithstanding the long unavailability of these tracks on CD, this is something that the band are hoping to address in the coming months, as well as including some rare material" - Daragh Bohan , 1969 Records
______________________________________________

Here's what some reviews had to say about "The Contents Of a Shipwreck"...

"The Contents Of A Shipwreck is a welcome return by an oft missed, much needed band" John Brereton


"File under Welcome Back" Jackie Hayden

"As comebacks go, then,The Contents Of A Shipwreck is one of constant, delightful suprise" Eamon de Paor

"The Pale are back with a new album that adds even more to their reputation" Stephen Rapid

For Gig Bookings Contact Eoghan Kavanagh phone 0863967391
For Record Company Contact www.1969records.com / daragh@1969records.com

 
 
 
 

the pale
::: LIVE :::

Upcoming Shows:
21 Nov - The Quays, Galway
20 Dec '08 - (Supporting The Sultans of Ping) The Academy, Dublin
21 Dec '08 - (Supporting The Stunning) Sky Venue, Portlaoise, Laois
21 Jan '09 - An Brog, Cork
07 Feb '09 - The Forum, Waterford


"Chocolate Factory" b/w "Lady Gregory" Out Now on 1969 Records
www.pale.ie ~ www.myspace.com/thepaleie ~ www.1969records.com

A brand new single entitled "Chocolate Factory" b/w “Lady Gregory” has recently been released as a free download from www.pale.ie and www.myspace.com/thepaleie Classic Pale, in both its quirkiness and pop sensibility. The track is also available in limited CD format from the shop on the 1969 Record site (www.1969records.com) and through Road Records. This single is taken from the new forthcoming Pale album "Proper Order" which is due for release in early 2009. The Pale also plan a second single before the release of the new album.

The tracks will also be available in limited CD format from the shop on the 1969 Records site (www.1969records.com) and through Road Records.

Classic Pale, in both its quirkiness and pop sensibility, Chocolate Factory should form the basis to a grooving summer for the band.

As anyone who has seen the recent live shows will know, there is still a great affection for earlier tracks such as "Butterfly", "Mother Nature is a Man", "Dogs with no Tails" and "Shut up Venus" and notwithstanding the long unavailability of these tracks on CD, this is something that the band are hoping to address in the coming months, as well as including some more experimental and even more rare material.

 
 
 
 
the pale
"Chocolate Factory" b/w "Lady Gregory"
Irish Release Date July 1st on 1969 Records
www.pale.ie ~ www.myspace.com/thepaleie ~ www.1969records.com
A brand spanking new Pale single "Chocolate Factory" b/w "Lady Gregory" becomes available for free digital download on i-Tunes on 1 july.
The tracks will also be available in limited CD format from the shop on the 1969 Records site (www.1969records.com) and through Road Records.

Classic Pale, in both its quirkiness and pop sensibility, Chocolate Factory should form the basis to a grooving summer for the band.

The band have recently completed work on a new album, but before that comes out there are rumours of a collection of Pale music and tracks for later on in the year. As anyone who has seen the recent live shows will know, there is still a great affection for earlier tracks such as "Butterfly", "Mother Nature is a Man", "Dogs with no Tails" and "Shut up Venus" and notwithstanding the long unavailability of these tracks on CD, this is something that the band are hoping to address in the coming months, as well as including some more experimental and even more rare material.



>>> For Information / Interview requests / Promotional Copies contact Berube Communications on info@berubecommunications.com or phone 0872442695 <<<



The band continue to tour around Ireland on the forthcoming dates with many more to be announced.

11th of June An Brog, Cork
14th of June Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
4th of July Dolans, Limerick
16th of July Joe Lees, Tullamore
15th of August McHughs, Drogheda
16th of August The Stables, Mullingar
23rd of August Paul Geaneys, Dingle


Later this month, the Pale pay a trip to the Czech Republic playing a number of dates (including festivals) over there.
Introducing the critically acclaimed "The Contents of a Shipwreck" to a European audience.

19th of June Dum kultury, Milevsko
20th of June Jazz Club Tibet ,Olomouc
21st of June Kotvice, Studenka
21st of June Valassky Spalicek, Mezirici


Pale main men Matthew Devereux and Shane Wearen are set to appear in a new short film called 'Intersection Number 9' which is premiering in Galway in July and the Pale have also contributed a number of tracks to the soundtrack of the movie.

Check out www.pale.ie for all upcoming tour and release details as well as on the 1969 Records site www.1969records.com

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
the pale
"The New Resistance"
Irish Release Date October 19, 2007
The 2nd single from the new album "THE CONTENTS OF A SHIPWRECK"
>>> LAUNCH SHOW - October 19 in Whelans, Dublin <<<
::: www.1969records.com ::: Also available on :::
www.myspace.com/thepaleie ~ www.thepale.ie
Upcoming Irish dates:

19 OCT - Whelans, Dublin - "The New Resistance" Launch
20 OCT - McGarrigles, Sligo
27 OCT – The Stables, Mullingar
05 NOV - The Rob Roy Bar, Cork
17 NOV 2007 - Roisin Dubh, Galway

 
 
 
 
the pale
"THE CONTENTS OF A SHIPWRECK"
Irish Release Date May 25, 2007
Features the Single "ELIZABETH IN RAGS"
1969 Records ( Distributed By RMG-Chart )
::: Also available on :::
Produced by Q (aka Colm Quearney) at Qube Analogue Studios
Dublin-based 1969 Records, home to Dave Couse & the Impossible and Pugwash, are delighted to announce the signing of one of Ireland's favourite and hardest working bands, THE PALE. Their 1969 Records debut, the single "Elizabeth in Rags", hits the shops on May 11th then right on its heels the album "The Contents of the Shipwreck" gets shipped out to the masses on May 25th!

"We have been talking with the lads for a number of months and were excited seeing the album come together over that period. Its lyrically dense but will definitely engage the feet as well. The Pale are a good add to the 1969 stable, the music is quality and the band deliver live" - Daragh Bohan / 1969 Records

The Pale formed in Dublin in 1990 with Matthew Devereux on vocals Shane Wearen on Mandolins Sean Molloy on Bass and a cheap as chips drum machine taking care of the beats. They released an award winning debut album on A&M records in 1992 called "Here's one we made earlier" The debut album and live shows received critical praise internationally. The singles from that debut "Dogs with no tails", "Butterfly" and "Shut up venus" did well in both Ireland and the UK. The highest chart positions came in Turkey, Israel and France and has given rise to succesfull cover versions of their songs released in Turkey over the last decade.

Over the course of the last few years The Pale have collaborated with a number of different artists and their main strength as a group is that they always think outside the box. As the group have toured they have added and subtracted instruments and players to the line-up. The mainstay of the group has remained to be the unique sound conjured up by Matthew and Shane. The Sound of the group is one of ethnic fusion and is often referred to as eclectic and quirky. Over the years The Pale have recorded five live sessions for RTE radio and a further two for BBC radio. The most recent session was recorded for John Kelly's The Mystery Train for which they debuted new songs from their upcoming album.

In 2006 and The Pale toured non-stop and independently released "The Final Garden" E.P and is available on their own label called Devereux Records. Also in 2006 The Pale re-recorded their single "Butterfly" in their native Irish language for a compilation CD called "Ceol'06" which charted in the Top Ten in the Irish Charts. A live track from The Pale called "Slope" was released on a compilation called "The Garden Sessions" out on RMG. All proceeds from this record go to The Irish Hospice Foundation.

Fast forward to 2007 The Pale signed with Irish Independent label 1969 Records (Dave Couse, Pugwash) and released THE CONTENTS OF A SHIPWRECK in May which features the single ELIZABETH IN RAGS. Produced by Q (aka Colm Quearney) at Qube Analogue Studios in Dublin, the album is right up there with the band's best work.

>>> For Information / Interview requests contact Berube Communications on info@berubecommunications.com or phone 0872442695 <<<


::: Upcoming 2007 Shows :::
Check www.myspace.com/thepaleie for updates

19 May - "Elizabeth in Rags" Single launch in Waterford !!!! Tramore
26 May - Roisin Dubh **THE PALE OFFICIAL ALBUM LAUNCH** Galway
27 May - Istanbul MIM Rock Fest - Turkey
09 June - Radio City, Dublin
04 August - Performing 2 Shows at Spraoi Festival 2007, Waterford
18 August - Feile Beo, Dingle
5 November - The Rob Roy Bar, Co.Cork

 
 
 
 

THE PALE
"The Final Garden" (ep)
::: Released on Devereux Records March 24 :::

The Pale formed in Dublin in 1990. The Group consists of Matthew Devereux on vocals and Shane Wearen on mandolin and Fiddle. The music is hard to describe. There is many world and folk influences threaded through the sound. The group released an album independently in 1991 called "Why go Bald?". The first and only major label album released by the group was called "Here's one we made earlier" on A&M Records in 1992. Three singles got released from this record "Dogs With No Tails", "Butterfly", and "Shut Up Venus". In 1993 they received three awards for Best single, Best production and The Phil Lynott best new irish act award. Between 1994 and 1996 they released two more independent Albums "Ripe" and "Spudgun". In 1997 they performed under the name Produkt until 1999. The last album by the group was called "Lonely Space Age" and was released in 2002 by an independent electronica label called Psychonavigation Records. In 2003 the same label released the solo electronic recordings of Matthew Devereux "Russian Space Race Auction" and "Tap Tap Tap". In late 2005 "The Final Garden" E.P was released. There is a new album due for release in the summer of 2006. It contains four new songs by The Pale and includes an 8 page lyric booklet. The E.P was produced by Q (aka Colm Quearney) at the Qube Analogue Recording Studios Fairview, Dublin

The Pale have also just completed a re-recording of their previous hit "Butterfly" in Irish; now titled "Feilecan", it will appear on a new Irish language compilation due out in March 2006 called "Ceol 06"; other artists featured on this compilation include The Corrs, Mundy, Luka Bloom , The Saw Doctors, The Waterboys, The Frames, Kíla / Oki, The Frank and Walters, The Revs, John Spillane , Rónán Ó Snodaigh , Emmett Tinley, Autamata, The Pale, Lisa Hannigan , Q, Roesy , Traic, Ger Wolfe, The Fuschia Band, Ian Whitty, The Mongrels, Conor O'Tuama, Susan McKeown agus Róisín Chambers, Ross Breen, and Morgan The Bouncer.

The PALE ~ Upcoming Shows:

Bewleys Theatre, Grafton Street, Dublin
Thursday 2nd March 2006

The Village, Dublin
Saturday 4th March 2006

Whelans - The Sitting Room (upstairs), Dublin
Wednesday 29nd March 2006

The Stables, Mullingar
Friday 7th april 2006

The Roisin Dubh, Galway
Saturday 15th april 2006

De Barras, Clonakilty, Cork
WEDNESDAY 3rd may 2006

The Sugar Club, Dublin
Thursday 18th may 2006

 
 
Back to Top