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Cranky George, the folk-influenced indie rock band featuring actor Dermot Mulroney and co-founder of The Pogues, James Fearnley, has released the first single from their debut full-length album, Fat Lot of Good, on Rinky Dink Records. It is available on www.crankygeorge.com ;in "signed double vinyl Album, CD and digital download. You can also hear it on youtube, spotify, and Iheart radio. This single, "Nighttime" draws from a variety of influences including legendary Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire and is now accompanied by an Official Music Video.
Cranky George describes "Nighttime" as "Big in the way that Coldplay is big," and says that the song is "A siren call for lovers – for anyone who's ever slept beside someone they loved and wished the night would never end." Featuring Kieran Mulroney on vocals, the song is a mid-tempo song from the heart and draws equally from groups as diverse as Elbow, The Decemberists, Coldplay, and Band of Horses while incorporating dripping guitars and horns at the climax. The accompanying music video features the five members of Cranky George as they perform the song and interweaves the story of a woman in distress, pining and longing for a lost love.