Wilt (band)

Wilt were an alternative rock band founded in Kilkenny, Ireland in 1998. Formed by ex-Kerbdog members Cormac Battle on vocals/guitar and Darragh Butler on drums, the line-up was completed with their friend Mick Murphy on bass.

Wilt
OriginKilkenny, Ireland
GenresAlternative rock
Years active1998–2003
WebsiteFacebook
Past membersCormac Battle
Darragh Butler
Mick Murphy

Wilt played their first gig at The Funnel in Dublin on 26 March 1998. Their debut album, Bastinado, was released in July 2000. Wexford native Derren Dempsey joined on guitar/backing vocals as a live touring member in 2002 to promote their second album, My Medicine.[1]

Although Rock Sound magazine tipped them as being Ireland's version of Hüsker Dü and Weezer, Wilt broke up in 2003.

DiscographyEdit

Singles / E.P.s

Year Title Label Track list UK Chart[2]
1998 No Worries Discordant 1. I Want It All
2. Working For The Man
3. I Want It All
180
1999 It’s All Over Now Mushroom 1. It’s All Over Now
2. Working For The Man
3. Never Enough
103
2000 Radio Disco Mushroom 1. Radio Disco
2. The Party’s Over (CD1)
3. Headline News (CD1)
4. My Kind of Girl (CD2)
5. Bette Davis (CD2)
56
2000 Open Arms Mushroom 1. Open Arms
2. No Worries (XFM Session) (CD1)
3. Mansion on the Hill (CD1)
4. Never A Friend (XFM Session) (CD2)
5. Mercy Seat (CD2)
6. Radio Disco (XFM Session) (7”)
59
2000 No Worries (re-issue) Mushroom 1. No Worries (re-recording)
2. Flutter (CD1)
3. Expedestrians (Evening Session) (CD1)
4. April Skies (Evening Session) (CD2)
5. No Worries (Evening Session) (CD2)
83
2002 Take Me Home Mushroom 1. Take Me Home
2. Tell You Too Much
3. Penny Black
76
2002 Distortion Mushroom 1. Distortion
2. Tonic (CD1)
3. Major Condition (CD1)
4. Two Steps To The Sun (CD2)
5. Patience (CD2)
6. I Want It All (Fanning Session) (7”)
66
2003 Understand
(UK Promo)
Mushroom 1. Understand N/A
Bastinado
 
Studio album by
Wilt
Released10 July 2000
Recorded1998-1999 at Sun Studios, Dublin
GenreAlternative rock
LabelMushroom Records UK
ProducerRonan McHugh
Wilt chronology
''Bastinado''
(2000)
My Medicine
(2002)
My Medicine
 
Studio album by
Wilt
Released27 July 2002
Recorded2001
GenreAlternative rock
LabelMushroom Records UK
ProducerDave Eringa
Wilt chronology
Bastinado
(2000)
My Medicine
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Amazon.co.uk(4.6/5)[3]

Albums

Year Title Label Track list Irish Chart UK Chart
2000 Bastinado Mushroom 1. It’s All Over Now
2. Radio Disco
3. Open Arms
4. I Found Out
5. No Worries
6. Goodnight
7. Never A Friend
8. Working For The Man
9. Peroxatine
10. Moving On
11. Expedestrians
12. Radio Disco (Fanning Session) (CD2)
13. No Worries (Evening Session) (CD2)
14. Peroxatine (Fanning Session) (CD2)
15. Open Arms (XFM Acoustic) (CD2)
16. Moving On (XFM Acoustic) (CD2)
21 150
2002 My Medicine Mushroom 1. Distortion
2. Understand
3. Take Me Home
4. My Medicine
5. Stations
6. Dave You Were Right
7. Tell You Too Much
8. Family Man
9. Wait A Minute
10. Broken Glass
11. The Plan
15 98


Other

Year Title Label Wilt Song
2003 emBraces (Various Artists) Origin Records The Plan (Galway Bay FM Session)


Radio Sessions

Date Radio Station Session Track list
19.9.99 XFM Acoustic Session 1. Open Arms
2. Moving On
- more?
21.12.99 BBC Radio One Evening Session 1. Radio Disco
2. April Skies
3. Expedestrians
4. No Worries
18.3.00 RTE 2FM Dave Fanning Session 1. Radio Disco
2. Peroxatine
3. Never A Friend
4. I Want It All
19.3.00 XFM XFM Session 1. Radio Disco
2. No Worries
3. Never A Friend
2002 Total Rock Radio Diamond Dave Session 1. Distortion
2. Understand
3. My Medicine
4. Take Me Home
5. Stations
2002 Galway Bay FM Galway Bay FM Session 1. The Plan
- more?

Covered songs featured on their singlesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Comprehensive Wilt Discography".
  2. ^ "UK Top 200 Chart History".
  3. ^ https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Medicine-Wilt/dp/B000062UTE