BRILLIANT TREES LIVE IN DUBLIN, 2016

  Twenty years ago, when Brilliant Trees were hot to trot, good to go and had just released their formidable debut album, ‘Friday Night’, Dublin were reigning All-Ireland senior football champions and Charlie Redmond, of Erin’s Isle and East Finglas, finally had his just reward. If Jason Sherlock had taken the sport by the throat with a drop of... Continue Reading →

RON SEXSMITH, SUNDAY TRIBUNE REVIEW, 1997.

Ron Sexsmith 'Other Songs'    [Interscope Records]     **** Ron Sexsmith is a Canadian singer and writer who, for the sake of reference, follows a line laid by his fellow country-people – Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Neil Young. Add to that some of the production values that once set Crowded House apart from the dogs [‘Hello... Continue Reading →

TEENAGE FANCLUB :- SUNDAY TRIBUNE REVIEW, 1997.

Teenage Fanclub     ‘Songs From Northern Britain’       [Creation Records]   ***** Teenage Fanclub should be far bigger than they actually are although, head over heart, this is as big as it’s going to get. D’ya know what I mean ? This is their fifth album and it’s certainly as good, if not better, than their last,... Continue Reading →

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