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 McGuinnessNiamh Farrell of HamsandwicH and State Magazine Reviews Editor Zara Hedderman. 

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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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