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The Cope Announces Their Debut Album “Dancer” - A Fusion of Music and Visual Artistry.

Updated: Jan 11

With support from the Arts Council's Late Night Event Pilot Programme

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Photography by Matt Foley


Unveiling "Dancer" with a New Track and an Audio-Visual Extravaganza


Berlin and Antwerp-based audio-visual artists David Anthony Curley and Joe Furlong, known collectively as The Cope, have captivated the indie music scene over the past year with their electrifying singles and a self-titled EP. Now, they're set to elevate their artistry with the release of their debut album, “Dancer,” scheduled for December 8th, 2023.



The Journey to "Dancer"


“Dancer” represents the culmination of an 18-month creative sojourn, stretching from mid-2020 to 2021, at The Clinic Recording Studios in Dublin. The Cope's DIY ethos shines through in their hands-on approach to the album's production, complemented by James Eager's mixing finesse and Stuart Hawkes' mastering expertise at Metropolis Studios, London.

This album also features an ensemble of talented vocalists, including Miche Moreno, Shiv, Sorcha Richardson, Ciara O’Connor, and Theodora Byrne, adding layers of depth and texture to The Cope's sound.



Celebrating "Dancer" at The Complex, Dublin


Ahead of the album's release, The Cope is gearing up for a grand celebration with a full-scale audio-visual (A/V) show at The Complex, Dublin, on December 7th. Known for their immersive live performances, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience for fans, blending music with visual narratives.



"Find Another Way" - A Glimpse into "Dancer"


The latest track from the album, “Find Another Way,” accompanied by a compelling music video, offers a tantalizing preview of what to expect from “Dancer.” This track encapsulates The Cope's unique ability to weave storytelling through their music, creating an auditory and visual tapestry that resonates with their audience.


"Dancer" Tracklist - A Mosaic of Emotions and Experiences

  1. I AM STRETCHED ON YOUR GRAVE

  2. END OF TIME

  3. TRUE ROMANCE

  4. BACK ON MY BULLSHIT

  5. LONELY LOUDER

  6. FIND ANOTHER WAY

  7. OÍCHE

  8. PASSED OUT

  9. SOLAS SOLACE

  10. REVOLUTION 636

  11. FOREVER ME

  12. CÉLINE

Each track in “Dancer” is a chapter in its own right, collectively narrating a story that's both personal and universal. From the introspective “I Am Stretched On Your Grave” to the upbeat rhythms of “Back On My Bullshit,” the album promises a diverse range of musical experiences.


The Cope's “Dancer” is more than just an album; it's an artistic statement, a blend of music and visual art that challenges and delights. As we eagerly anticipate its release, “Find Another Way” and the upcoming show at The Complex offer a glimpse into the creative world of The Cope, a world where music and visual artistry coalesce to create something truly extraordinary.





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