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Tadhg Cooke is an Irish musician also known by his stage name, Tiger Cooke.

Born in Dublin, Ireland and raised in Dunboyne, Co Meath, he showed musical promise from an early age and began writing his own music in school.

He obtained a degree in Computational Linguistics from Dublin City University in 2002, but chose to pursue a career in music. Sparks from his debut release, The Sparks EP, was A-listed on the alternative rock station Phantom FM.

Tadhg has supported the likes of Damien Dempsey, Damien Rice, and Bell X1 over the past number of years and begun to establish himself on the Irish music scene [1]. His single Know You Hate Me made it to number 88 in the Irish airplay charts. In addition, he has made several TV appearances on RTE[2]. He appeared at the 2006 Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, with David Geraghty’s Bell X1 solo project which also featured renowned violinist Cora Venus Lunny, vocalist Clare Finglass, double-bassist Dave Redmond, drummer Kevin Brady (both from the Kevin Brady Trio who have toured Ireland with Bill Carothers [3], Maria Tecce, The Phil Ware Trio, etc.) David’s first solo album “Kill Your Darlings” was nominated for the Choice Music Prize. The follow-up, “The Victory Dance” was released on the 28th August 2009.

Wax & Seal

He began work on his first full album in Freiburg, Germany in 2004, and the result, Wax and Seal, was released to positive reviews in 2005. The album was produced by Shane Brady, and featured musicians such as Philipp Rauenbusch, Niels Kaiser, Michael Schillinger and Alex Paeffgen.


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  • ivycourtrecs

    Tiger Cooke is the new moniker for Tadhg Cooke. Just in case there's any confusion out there...

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