NO ENCORE: THE REVISIT | 1996
Welcome to the inaugural episode of NO ENCORE: THE REVISIT, in which we go back in time to a chosen year in Irish music and attempt to determine the gold standard of the era.
Join regular NO ENCORE hosts Dave Hanratty and Colm O’Regan on a journey back to 1996 alongside Delorentos man Kieran McGuinness, Niamh Farrell of HamsandwicH and State Magazine Reviews Editor Zara Hedderman.
Following a rigorous selection process, a shortlist of five albums are up for discussion:
AMUSEMENT – AND AFTER OPTIMISM
ASH – 1977
THE DIVINE COMEDY – CASANOVA
THE HIGH LLAMAS – HAWAII
ROLLERSKATE SKINNY – HORSEDRAWN WISHES
NB: The phone connection in the closing interview proved a little bit dodgy, unfortunately, but we felt it important to get fresh perspective on a unique work.
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