WhatsApp chat with your new favourite band Picture This
All interviews should be completed via WhatsApp, which is why we chatted to new kids on the music block, Picture This, hours before tickets for their first national tour go on sale.
Hailing from Athy, Co. Kildare, Picture This, composed of Jimmy Rainsford and Ryan Hennessy became the first band ever to sell out The Academy, Dublin for a debut gig - no mean feat after just seven months together.
Setting up an official Facebook page as a way to promote their music, Picture This’ fan-base increased from 100 friends and family to almost 20,000 in a short space of time.
In March of this year, the duo were honoured when their single 'You and I' was chosen by the Irish Film Board for its new advertisement campaign - running in cinemas and was used in the board’s presentation at both The Oscars and The Sundance Film Festival.
Their #TrafficJams videos on Facebook have become a viral sensation, with top Irish talent such as Gavin James, The Script’s Glen Power, The Coronas, Ryan Sheridan, Hometown and Aslan’s Christy Dignam all joining them in their Fiesta.
Picture This just released their second single Take My Hand and a sold-out date in Dublin's Olympia Theatre while they were at it.
We caught up friend Jimmy and Ryan ahead of their 'The Journey Starts Here' national tour which goes on sale tomorrow morning, May 20th, at 9am.
You heard them... #AlarmSetForPictureThis
All the gig info can be found on the poster below, and you can follow Picture This on Facebook for more updates.