Dogrel is an album of tremendous ardor and vivid landscapes, and interspersed with an Irish underdog spirit, Fontaines . are nearly untouchable. Dogrel highlights not only why they are being name-dropped by every hipster around these parts, but also the limitations that the post-punk oeuvre has in terms of stretching and challenging the audience. View All. Zach (Formerly: Thanos).
Dogrel by Fontaines . Walter Smith The best indie debut album since The Stone Roses or Oasis. Am loving it. The final song Dublin City Sky the nearest thing I've heard to Shane MacGowan ever. Congrats on a wonderful album and I can't wait to see you live.
are fueled by neither IDLES revolutionary fervor nor Shame’s festering disgust. They’re not raging against the current state of affairs as much as lamenting the local communities and culture in danger of being steamrolled by the march of modernity. As such, Fontaines . are very much a post-punk band reclaiming a certain pre-punk innocence. Their origin story is so quaint and anachronistic, it verges on flaneur cosplay, with the quintet reportedly bonding over a mutual love of Joycean poetry and pub nights spent scribbling out and reciting verses to one another.
Released April 12, 2019. Dogrel is the debut full-length release for the ambitious Fontaines . the Irish indie rock band, produced and mixed by Dan Carey. an Irish working class form of poetry – most commonplace in the time of the Boer war in South Africa. It’s the basis of most of the Dubliners lyrics like schooldays over. We wanted a title that reflected the importance of both Irishness and Rock and Roll to us – Dogrel is both which is unreal. Taking poetry from the pretentiousness of the upper classes and making it useful and yours is the bones of who we made ourselves to be as people.
Dogrel is the debut studio album by Dublin post-punk band Fontaines . It was released through Partisan Records on 12 April 2019 on cassette, CD, digital download, and vinyl formats. Upon its release, Dogrel received acclaim from contemporary music critics.
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The vocalist is the first thing to face on Dogrel. Grian Chatten is blunt in his approach often using a more talking approach but this only serves to accentuate when he delves further into melodies. Well that was a lot of fun. Almost a flawless album, great diversity in songs. Only downside is the repeating of lyrics in almost every song.
Tom Connick Apr 11, 2019 10:37 am BST. Fontaines . The Irish troubadours come good on a debut album that offers both a storyteller’s narrative voice and a snarling new vision of youthful disillusionment. A sellout is someone who becomes a hypocrite in the name of money. Punk’s obsession with authenticity might be long storied, but few have addressed it quite like Fontaines . frontman Grian Chatten – a matter-of-fact definition, delivered in a sneering lilt