Cutaways use two boys, one girl, two synths, one guitar, a drum kit and bags full of hooks and melodies to make their jagged and boisterous pop music. Paul sings and plays guitar. Grace sings and plays synths. Ryan Simpson hits drums. Cutaways released their debut album Earth and Earthly Things in July 2009, preceded by the download single, Milo of Kroton in May. NME hailed them as “your new favourite band” and Ireland’s Hot Press and AU magazines both named Cutaways as one of the bands to watch in the coming year. They've taken their vibrant live show all across Ireland, while also touring the UK and playing recent shows in Toronto, Canada.