Bell X1 is a musical group from County Kildare who took their name from the first aircraft to break the sound barrier. 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. Meanwhile, the band has generated a reasonable audience in the United States, UK, Canada, Europe, Australia, Mexico and the Middle East.
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-fi, folk rock, ballad, pop, synth-pop, new wave and electronica. They have been compared to The Blue Nile, Talking Heads, David Bowie, Radiohead and others.
Official website bellx1.com