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Video: Popular Derry band PORTS new single chosen for Discover Northern Ireland ad

PORTS, a talented four piece band from Londonderry have had their latest single ‘The Far and Few Between’ chosen for the new Discover Northern Ireland advert.

Steven McCool, PORTS lead singer and bassist said: “We were amazed, the song works really well with the visuals and we’re very pleased with it [the Ad] "

Steven added: “We are eternally grateful, we really are, I mean it is wonderful publicity and it is something you can’t pay for really.

“So I mean, all our hard work, we’ve been working hard trying to do everything independently, getting our own album, paying for our own album, so to have something back it is almost like the universe is giving something back.”

The Discover Northern Ireland advert will be shown across the island of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

PORTS have been shortlisted for the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2016 for their album ‘The Devil is a Songbird’, they are up against Foy Vance and Ciaran Lavery, on 11 November at the Mandela Hall, Belfast.

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