When He First Appears, He is a Protector

by Dumb & Drummer

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This band will never ever play a gig, so you will never get a chance to see us live. We have done our best to make it sound like it does to us in rehearsals when we're playing it. In order to get something like what the live experience might be, we encourage you to listen to these tunes LOUD on speakers/headphones that let you hear the bass. You don't want to listen to the whole thing & miss half of each tune after all. Rock 'n' roll!


released July 3, 2014

Dumb & Drummer were:
Fiona Shine - violin
Lisa Shine - violin
Sean Delaney - drums
Peter Byrne - guitar, bass, drums on tune 5
Tara Sweeney - vocals

All songs written & prodicued by Peter Byrne & Sean Delaney.

Additional writing credits (Fearful & Obedient Minds): Lisa Shine, Fiona Shine and Jim Hanley.



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Dumb & Drummer Ireland

Too shy to play gigs, appear in public or sing (read: unable to sing), and lacking the ability to write lyrics or music or even play any instruments (on an aside - despite these things, we were forcibly ejected from an early incarnation of One Direction), we proudly present the best set of tunes ever produced by 2.5 howler monkeys and their loyal canine. ... more

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