The multi-instrumental siblings honed their craft busking on the streets of their hometown of Dublin as well as cities all over Europe. Their self-released debut EP Battles came out in August 2012 and peaked at #1 on the Irish iTunes chart and at #14 in the UK. Following the success of Battles, the band unveiled a second EP, Cinematic Lifestylereleased in December 2012 and its subsequent release Osea, in October 2013. The duo supported Jake Bugg on his UK tours in March 2013 and again in the Autumn of 2014. They also played to one of their biggest crowds to date supporting The Rolling Stones in Hyde Park in 2013.
Hudson Taylor's debut album Singing for Strangers (a reference to the band's earlier busking days) was released on major label Polydor in January 2015 to critical acclaim in Ireland and the UK. Singing for Strangers peaked at number 3 in Ireland and number 24 in the UK. Their first full length offering was produced by Iain Archer, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter and producer who enjoys songwriting credits for Jake Bugg, James Bay and Niall Horan. Singing for Strangers included hugely successful singles 'Chasing Rubies' and 'Battles'. Speaking of their influences when writing the 18 track album, the band referenced Crosby, Stills & Nash and Simon & Garfunkel.
Following the group's departure from Polydor in February 2016, Hudson Taylor were signed to indie label Rubyworks Records in Ireland. They are managed by Caroline Downey, who also manages fellow label....... read more here