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Across The Line Reviews Our Krypton Son Live

Our Krypton Son comes into his own when he switches to piano, giving the sense of him being immersed in his own world, unaffected by the audience listening attentively.

Our Krypton Son Feature In The Irish News Gig Guide

As part of the Caffe Nero mini-tour, Our Krypton Son are featured in the Irish News Gig Guide

Our Krypton Son Feature In The Daily Mirror Gig News And Listings

"Our Krypton Son, aka Chris McConaghy, is hailed as one of the most talented singer-songwriters around"

Watch 'Our Krypton Son's' "I See A Sadness" On RobMoro

The latest track is called "I See A Sadness", a delicate one for the Winter that’s in it.

"Fool For Love" Video By 'Our Krypton Son' Features in Robmoro

'Our Krypton Son' perform "Fool For Love" from the soon released ‘A Graveyard of Stars’ mini album.

Watch Our Krypton Son's new video 'Can't Make You Come Back' on RobMoro

'Our Krypton Son' will release their latest single "Can’t Make You Come Back" on 16 December. The single is the first to be taken from the band’s forthcoming mini album ‘A Graveyard Of Stars’.

We Are Noise Reviews Our Krypton Son New Single Gargantuan

"He’s back with a new single now and it’s cut from the same, superior pop music cloth."

Solo Release From Another Planet - The Daily Mirror Feature OKS

"It's one of the best moments in music this year - truly remarkable..."

The Sunday Times OKS Album Review

"A softer, more grounded offering"

Alternative Ulster Reviews OKS Album

"Our Krypton Son remains one of the most accomplished debut albums from a Northern Irish singer-songwriter in some time." - Brian Coney

The Golden Plec Review OKS Album

"A radio friendly folk tune that packs a passionate punch, it’s the perfect opening track to any album"

Irish Independent Reviews OKS Debut Album

"What's not in doubt is McConaghy's ability to pen good pop tunes and that "Gargantuan", which has shades of Teenage Fanclub to it, does his cause the world of good." - Irish Independent

Our Krypton Son Is A Superman

"If we keep harping on about Our Kryton Son....It's for good reason." - The Mirror

The Daily Star Give OKS Debut Album 4 Stars

The Belfast Telegraph Caught Up With OKS To Find Out A Little Bit More

“I just want to continue making music, playing gigs and keep on keeping on!”

Our Krypton Son Announced To Play At Acclaimed 'Other Voices' Festival, Dingle

Following their recent self-titled album release OKS will record a closed set show on Friday, 30th November, in The IMRO Other Room.

Goldenplec Review OKS Plutonium EP

"...The whole thing sounds like it was recorded in an echo chamber, or maybe in zero gravity. "

The Irish Times Review Our Krypton Son

"...laden with full-bodied, organic flourishes of guitar and sturdy piano riffs."

Stellar Night As OKS Plays Sandinos

Derry Journal feature on the OKS album launch show.

Our Krypton Son Screen Printing For Charity

The Irish News Talk To OKS Ahead Of His Album Launch Show

Our Krypton Son is the stage name of singer-song writer Chris McConaghy. To Launch his excellent new album, Chris and his band play a hometown gig in Derry tonight. He Talks to Brian Campbell

Our Kryton Son's Chris McConaghy Talks To AU Magazine

"McConaghy’s subtly evocative brand of piano-led songwriting bursts with aching melodies and unforgettable turns of phrase, proving as much unforgettable as it is inimitable."

The Stars Align For Our Krypton Son’s Debut

The Derry Journal Interview OKS

Our Krypton Son Comes To Belfast Music Week

"In 2012 McConaghy finds himself at the forefront of the current crop of confident, determined Northern Irish musicians who are attracting the attention of the global media, with an eponymous album garnering critical acclaim at home and abroad."

Wearenoise Reviews Our Kryton Son's Self Titled Album

"Simply wonderful!"

Hot Press Review OKS Debut Album

"...With the simplest of guitar mofits forming the foundation for a bright'n'breezy four minutes of near perfect off-kilter pop."

OKS Gaming Feature In Hot Press Magazine

Chris explains why 'Graft Theft Auto: Vice City' is his favourite game

Hot Press Review "Catalonian Love Song"

'Dreamy, colourful, otherworldly...Clark Kent better watch his back, there's a new contender for the title of Krypton's most famous son'

"Catalonian Love Song" On Gerry Anderson's BBC Radio Ulster Show

"I think this is lovely...Everyone should go buy it" - Gerry Anderson

Meg.ie Review OKS 'Plutonium'

'A sensitive piano ballad full of yearning...like a smoothed-out Tom Waits song'

Daily Mirror Feature OKS' New Single 'Plutonium'

'Our Krypton Son are releasing a second single from their debut album and my, what a single it is.'

We Are Noise Review 'Plutonium'

'‘Plutonium’...is a soft piano ballad that drifts between a hushed Jeff Tweedy-style delivery and a growly Dennis Wilson-esque ode, complete with warped ‘Pacific Ocean Blue’ style studio effects. It’s short and sweet but delivered perfectly.'

OKS' 'Plutonium' In AU News

Our Krypton Son's latest single 'Plutonium' released today

BBC Across The Line Review Our Krypton Son Supporting Vyvienne Long

'We are presented with an intimate, acoustic set. Chris McConaghy has a quiet and unassuming...his understated voice highlighting the melancholic nature of his songs.'

Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium' On Electric Mainline

Our Krypton Son's new single 'Plutonium' gets play on Stephen McCauley's 'Electric Mainline' show

OKS Coloured Vinyls And BBC Airplay

'Plutonium' Limited Edition 7" Coloured Vinyls Arrive And Stuart Bailie Gives It Praise On BBC Radio Ulster's Late Show.

GigApe.com Review Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium'

"Our Krypton Son have created a masterpiece. His new single 'Plutonium' depicts a delicate, almost otherwordly song that echoes dreams of a longed-for love - "Now that I met you from your kiss, the world I know is nothing but a lie."

HevyPetal.com Feature OKS's 'Plutonium'

"There isn't a central concept lyrically on the album - memory, time, love, death, work, jealousy - the usual shit really." - Chris

VenueOne.com Review OKS's 'Plutonium'

"A more introspective and bare form than previous single 'Catalonian Love Song', here he calls to mind the best of Blur’s sparse 'Out Of Time Eels' more poignant moments. Like those acts OKS cannot but help his pop instincts and this is a a well-crafted, fully realised song."

GoldenPlec.ie List OKS Dublin Show

'This Sunday will see hotly tipped act from up north, Our Krypton Son heading down south to play at The Stags Head Raw.'

The Metaphorical Boat Review OKS's 'Plutonium'

'It's piano and vocal style calling to mind Suede's "By the Sea", with a vocal style that seems to sit somewhere in the murky water between E from Eels and Damon Albarn.'

Folk & Tumble Review Our Krypton Son

Folk And Tumble review Chris McConaghy supporting The Leisure Society in Belfast.

Our Krypton Son On BBC Vinyl Takeover

'Sunlight In The Ashes' on BBC Radio Ulster.

Our Krypton Son Featured In Hot Press Magazine

'The album should also come embossed with a 'Made In Derry' stamp...It's a blazing affirmation of his decision to stay in the north-west.'

Our Krypton Son & Feldberg Still On Top At RTE

Our Krypton Son's 'Catalonian Love Song' and Feldberg's 'Dreamin'' remain in RTE Radio 1's 'A' playlist.

Our Krypton Son In Session For BBC Introducing

Chris pops into Philly Taggart's BBC Radio 1 Introducing Northern Ireland Show for a chat and some tunes.

The Big List Interview Our Krypton Son

''Catalonian Love Song' has spread virulently through the airwaves, infecting listeners with its neo, old-fangled charm.'

Our Krypton Son On BBC Radio Ulster

'Catalonian Love Song' played on Ralph McLean's 'Legendary Voices' Show last night on BBC Radio Ulster.

The Irish News Review 'Catalonian Love Song'

'Chris’s crooning here sounding a lot like the dulcet tones of the one and only Ian ‘Bunnymen’ McCulloch – high praise indeed.'

Our Krypton Son In VenueOne.com's 'Ones To Watch' Guide 2012

'Trying to give an exact description of Our Krypton Son’s music is like trying to play a game of pin the tail on the donkey, when you and the donkey are drunk.'