Naoise Roo‘s deep and powerful vocals are stunning, and album ‘Lilith’ is a dark and multi layered listen”
-Aoife Barry, Irish Times Online
“Roo exerts undeniable presence on her atmospheric grunge cabaret debut”
– Eamon Carr, The Herald
“With a voice that could silence a room, Naoise Roo has created a stunning collection of dark rock majesty.On her debut effort, Lilith, the Dublin songwriter has tapped into something quite special, barging through tales of heartbreak and sex with unflinching honesty, and backed by a guitar sound that’s equal parts furious, brooding and ominous.”
– James Ward, The Mirror
“Like an Irish PJ Harvey Naoise Roo brings her listeners on a journey from a world of soothing calmness to one that is covered in screeching guilt”
–John Barker, 98fm
“Lilith’ exudes confidence; both in the full-on approach the band take to the tracks and in Roo’s equally full-blooded delivery and lyrical candour. As musical styles swing from balladry to rock, to blues and jazz, through cabaret and burlesque-conjuring vocal inflections, the unifying factor is that impressive voice. It’s an album that holds its own despite a hat-tip to many genres; frequently intense, though darkly humorous with it.”
– Justin McDaid, Goldenplec
“The album’s genre-spanning promises of ambient electronica, indie rock and burlesque could well show Lilith to be one of the great Irish breakthrough albums of 2015. Certainly this early on, her output is reminiscent of the kinds of qualities that made the likes of Angel Olsen’s incredible 2014 LP Burn Your Fire For No Witness so special.” – Stevie Lennox, The Thin Air
Naoise Roo’s debut album ‘Lilith’ is a force of nature, its daring truthful songwriting shows a commanding presence that insists you sit up and take notice.
The musical styles range from hard grunge, to ambient electronica, lush indie rock and Jacque Brel-channeling burlesque. The diverse influences in her music have drawn comparisons to Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave and Amanda Palmer.
Produced by Elder Roche (Myles Manley) and Engineered by Liam Mulvaney (Girl Band, Buffalo Sunn) Lilith also features guest vocals from Sive and songwriter Joey Gavin.