John Deery and The Heads
are a band from Derry, Northern Ireland. Known for their "Thought-provoking Acoustic Anthems"
and vocal harmonies
, the band have a reputation as one of NI's finest original bands.
They will be releasing their third studio album in August 2017
Formed in 2010 by distinguished singer-songwriter John and his brother Matt, John Deery and The Heads recorded their debut album 'Smoke and Mirrors'(2010)
, in France with 'The Frames' producer David Odlum. It was a critical and commercial success and gained the band an army of fans including well-known music critics and broadcasters. The Heads' second album 'Horizon'(2013)
, was released to coincide with the Derry~Londonderry CIty of Culture year and saw the band cement their reputation.
2014 was a landmark year for the band, with several high profile live shows including gigs with The Beach Boys, MTV Crashes, Other Voices and BBC showcases
like Ralph McLean's Annual Flowerfield Arts Centre show.
In May 2015
John Deery and The Heads released 'Echoes'
- the band's first Live album
, featuring 25 tracks of old favourites and new material. With the band now recording their third studio album, John Deery and The Heads continue to craft their own unique brand of insightful, poetic and inspiring acoustic music.
John Deery and The Heads' Latest album 'Nothing Permanent Lasts'
was created with the help of a successful Crowdfunder
campaign, in which over 100 people contributed to create the album, raising over £4000 to cover the costs of recording the album and pressing the band's first vinyl release. Nothing Permanent lasts features the names of every Crowdfunder supporter on the album artwork and will be released on 30th September 2017 with a launch event in the Nerve Centre, Derry.