Backstage chat with the Men of the moment…

A band going from strength to strength, Leaders Of Men had the distinction of kicking off day two at The Music Show with a blistering performance on the Live Stage.

Following their towering set, <i>Hot Press</i> nabbed the guys for a backstage chinwag. What followed was a lively exchange that sadly will never see the light of day thanks to some horrible technical difficulties. And so we tried again, only for the same issues to arise. Undeterred, the Leaders sat down for a <i>third</i> time and discussed their Live Stage experience, President Michael D. Higgins, Jedward, why they won’t be releasing an album any time soon, and more.

There was also a cameo from Glen Hansard. Sort of…