After bagging the respected Choice Music Prize for best Irish album of 2008 with his 'Ritual', Richie Egan is ready to release his newest Jape record. 'Ocean of Frequency' is set for release in September, but in advance of that, Jape are offering their new double A-side single 'Hands of Fire'/'Lying on a Deathbed' as a free download at

Hands Of Fire / Lying on a Deathbed by Jape

Jape have already lined up a number of festival dates for the summer, including Forbidden Fruit, Cork X Southwest, Cork Midsummer Festival and CastlePalooza, while details of a full Irish tour are forthcoming.