Charlie frontman for Rollingexile began his musical journey in Dublin by successfully conning a few people that he could play the drums to the extent he was invited to play in a couple of bands, Charlie has since had a career most musicians can only dream of. After playing with several bands inc the legendary Berlin not to mention playing 6 gigs for U2 whilst deputising for Larry Mullins, and appearing in several books covering the Irish Rock scene,
Charlie then made the move to London following the break up of Berlin where he began writing and recording new material. During this time, his friend Mathew Ashman from Adam and The Ants and Bow Wow Wow, brought him into the studio and produced and played guitar on his first self-composed recording “Move On” After taking a break from the music industry,
Charlie made a return in 2010 as a solo artist when he supported The Boomtown Rats Roberts+Crowe on a European Tour.
After the tour the first album Exile was recorded with various guest musicians inc Garry Roberts from The Boomtown Rats
A band was assembled to tour and promote the album, this was the birth of Rollingexile.
The release of the second Rollingexile album HARDLINE dedicated to Phil Lynott
is being toured in Europe and the USA Throughout 2017 and is expected to increase their profile even further.
Album Reviews ..
Following on from the highly acclaimed 2013 release Exile Rollingexile have stayed true to form with Hardline the new album boasting 14 tracks. Hardline is a breath of fresh air in today's over-sampled and fickle music industry. It is an album that showcases the beauty of melody and word and reveals just how meaningful a four minute song can be..
Pete Devine April 2017 .. Pete's Rock News and Views .com
Hardline was hard to review, with most albums there are strong tracks and filler tracks, Hardline was unusual as every track was strong. Good Morning London and The Hardline came out top .. Great Album Get It ..
Niki Tyler March 2017 .. Unsigned Pop Show EGH Radio