Formed in 2017 Corks “ The Dagenham Yanks “are the brain child of singer songwriter Mark o sullivan.
The bands mission statement is to make cerebral intelligent music combining surrealism Humour with old style glitz n glam.
Soaring female vocals accompany brilliant songs that have a subtle 60’s,70’s,80’s flavoring.
“The yanks are a “thinking persons bop “
(The Sunday Independent)
“The Dagenham yanks are a gem of a group possessing a lovely B52’s ,Talking Heads XTC vibe.”(The Examiner).
The band rapidly emerged as a dominant force on the local music scene releasing threir debut vinyl album “Trancesubstantiation “in February 2019..They are currently recording their follow up album “The universe is like really big “ which will be relaxed at the end of 2022 “The band are back on the live circuit and are set to headline a number of festivals this summer including Cobh regatta and Mallow arts festival,
A Dagenham yanks live show iis quite an event and demonstrates a highly unique group very much on the up
Not to be missed
Mark o sullivan
guitar vocals song/writer
Pat commerford .
John o connor