FRIENDS OF EMMET will be performing at The Viper Room in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, September 16th.
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, FRIENDS OF EMMET (F.O.E.) are now based in Los Angeles, CA and just released their debut album COMING APART in April of 2010.
The album’s title track “Coming Apart” is a tribute to Kevin Hines (HBO’s The Bridge), who attempted suicide at the age of 19 and survived jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Hines is one of the few to ever survive the suicide plunge from 245 feet above the water and is now an advocate for several suicide prevention organizations. Upon hearing about Hines’ story, the band found themselves inspired by the turn of events and wrote “Coming Apart” in his honor.
The video for the title track was filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles & also features Kevin Hines. The video will be featured on CBS Sunday Morning this Sunday, September 12th as part of a Suicide Prevention segment featuring “S.A.V.E.” (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) and is also slated to be featured on Yahoo! Music's New Video Station in the coming weeks.
Mark Leddy, the lead singer of FRIENDS OF EMMET recently performed three songs at the Yahoo! Music headquarters in Santa Monica, CA. The live recordings of “Amazed”, “No Surprise” & “Coming Apart” are also currently featured on Yahoo! Music.com and can be viewed here: http://new.music.yahoo.com/friends-of-emmet/videos/
For more information on “S.A.V.E.” (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), please visit: