Fontaines D.C. ‎– Dogrel Vinyl Record Album

Number #1 in our Albums Of The Year 2019! Dogrel speaks to the place of Fontaines D.C. in a broader Irish cultural lineage: the bloodline that is more Behan than Bono, evoking poets such as Kavanagh and Lynott, Chevron and MacGowan and yes, even Joyce in the expression of the...
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Number #1 in our Albums Of The Year 2019!

Dogrel speaks to the place of Fontaines D.C. in a broader Irish cultural lineage: the bloodline that is more Behan than Bono, evoking poets such as Kavanagh and Lynott, Chevron and MacGowan and yes, even Joyce in the expression of the universal and profoundly human experience through the prism of the local, the familiar, the real. As Lou Reed did with New York, or Ray Davies with London, or indeed The Smiths with Manchester. It's a through-line that can be discovered in all the best of Irish art, whichever the medium, and the band's intent is drolly embodied in the album's knowing title. To give it its dictionary definition (or close enough for now): crude verse of little artistic worth. The ribald rhymes of the docks, the factories and the early houses. The authentic poetry of the people, which any smart Irish poet knows it is foolish to think oneself above. For in it all is an ineffable beauty, something these young men understand very well.

Over the last year Fontaines D.C.have released four hotly received double A-side singles and garnered early support from the likes of Steve Lamacq and others on BBC 6 Music, as well as earning feature space from every major Irish and UK publication. They have toured sold-out shows across Ireland, the UK and Europe, and will embark on a full world tour throughout 2019.

Tracklist:
A1 Big
A2 Sha Sha Sha
A3 Too Real
A4 Television Screen
A5 Hurricane Laughter
A6 Roy's Tune
B1 The Lotts
B2 Chequeless Reckless
B3 Liberty Belle
B4 Boys In The Better Land
B5 Dublin City Sky

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