In a nutshellJuxtaposing atmospheric orchestral pop with an adventurous spirit of sonic experimentation, Decomposing In Paris have just released their second DIY EP, ‘Cocoon’. Fronted by the quirky and winged Becca Hopkins (who possibly believes she is an actual fairy), this Belfast trio has been compared by audiences to Kate Bush, Bjork, Muse, and Regina Spektor... but this is one rabbit-hole unlike any other. Essential to the signature sound are scuba-diving composer and classical pianist Aoife Lynch plus the uncooperative guitarist and producer Garvin Clements whose arrangements have wooed audiences as part of BBC Introducing’s In Session, GiftedLive.com, and a self-organized US Tour.
|Sunflowerfest 2015 (Hillsborough) |
Decomposing In Paris have been confirmed to be performing at Northern Ireland's biggest festival. We can't wait! Click the picture for more information.
|Vantastival 2015 (Dundalk) |
Decomposing In Paris are confirmed to be returning to Vantastival this year. In 2013 Vantastival was our first festival together, and was a simply epic experience. We can't wait to go back. For more information click the picture.
Threshold V (Liverpool) |
Decomposing In Paris will be performing at Threshold V Festival in Liverpool on the 28th of March 2015. Threshold is one of the UK's most exciting small festivals and we are delighted to be a part of it. We'll be performing at 21.50pm in the Lantern Theatre, and this will be our first gig in England.
Culture Night Belfast 2014 #CNB14 |
On the 19th of September, Decomposing In Paris will be performing a free, open-air gig on Rosemary Street, Belfast for Culture NIght. We'll be close to Fresh Garbage (an alternative clothes store).
| ||Hot Press Magazine |
The biggest music magazine in Ireland are having a competition to decide on an Irish band to feature on their front cover. After initial applications a 33 act shortlist has been drawn up that features Decomposing In Paris. If you would like to see us feature in Hot Press, go HERE. Thanks!
Free Gig |
Decomposing In Paris will be performing an intimate, impromptu gig as part of an artist collective in The Open Source NI in association with the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival.
|Sunday, 11 May |
6:00 - 7:00pm
3-5 Commercial Court
BT1 2NB (Beside the Duke of York)
Cocoon EP |
On the 4th of April Decomposing In Paris released their second EP "Cocoon" and celebrated its release by throwing a fundraiser for anti-human trafficking charity "Hope For Justice". Joined on the night by Alana Henderson and Gemma Wilson of "No More Traffik", this was a wonderful night of good music in aid of a wonderful cause.
International Women's Day
Decomposing In Paris returned to the stage for the first time since 2013's "Falling Into The New World" tour with a night of tribute to Kate Bush on International Women's Day. Alongside such artists as Suzanne Savage and Fiona O'Kane, the band's covers of "Under Ice" and "This Woman's Work" were well received before taking the audience on a journey with a few songs of their own.
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