Bell X1 Live at Mandela Hall Belfast. Support from Pleasure Beach.

Bell X1 is a musical group from County KildareIreland. The group consists of Paul Noonan (lead vocals, guitar, percussion, keys), David Geraghty (guitar, vocals, keys, percussion, banjo, piano, harmonica) and Dominic Phillips (bass, vocals).

In their native Ireland, Bell X1’s longevity, emotional resonance and headliner status has seen the group referred to as national treasures.[3] Meanwhile, the band has generated a reasonable audience in the United StatesUKCanadaEuropeAustraliaMexico and the Middle East.[4] In the US, their profile has grown on the back of regular touring, high-profile TV slots such as The Late Show with David Letterman and their music appearing in popular drama series such as Grey’s Anatomy and The OC.[5]

Bell X1 are known for regular changes in sound from album to album, their range taking in alternative, indie, hard rock, post-punk, acoustic, lo-fifolk rock, ballad, pop, synth-popnew wave and electronica. They have been compared to The Blue NileTalking HeadsDavid BowieRadioheadThe Flaming LipsColdplayU2Animal CollectiveElbow and Talk Talk.