Friday 15th November 2019 sees the long awaited release of one of the albums of the year on high quality vinyl. ‘The D They Put Between The R & L’ by A Lazarus Soul has received near universal acclaim from reviewers with The Sunday Times exclaiming, “vital and brilliant, the LP sounds like Dublin feels.” It has also been made album of the week by a number of influential radio sources including Dan Hegarty and Tom Dunne. Cillian Murphy gave the band a big shout out playing ‘Black & Amber’ on his prestigious BBC 6 radio slot.
Made in Dublin by Dublin Vinyl.
Pre-order your copy here: http://smarturl.it/BOHCD2010
A Lazarus Soul bring their unique brand of raw, genuine, unmistakably Dublin inspired storytelling to Whelan’s on Wednesday 30th October 2019, as they make a rare headline appearance in the capital. The summer saw the band open for folk legends Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny in the splendid surroundings of Newbridge Town Hall. They also opened for fellow Dubliner Damien Dempsey in the Iveagh Gardens. Though it was their explosive set, in a rammed big top tent at the All Together Now festival that really got people buzzing, with Hot Press and GoldenPlec including them in their festival highlights.
Tickets €12 adv / €15 door: http://www.whelanslive.com/index.php/wav-tickets/
*New Single ‘Funeral Sessions’*
Writer Brian Brannigan says of the third single (Fri 25 Oct) from the critically acclaimed album… “I wrote a song many years ago called ‘The Day Harry Left for England’ about my best mate. This tune was inspired by him coming back for his Da’s funeral. There was loads of bogies in the church and I was whispering to brother as we made our way through the pews, him filling me in on the history of who was on gear, who was locked up and who was dead. He said to me that you don’t see the junkies (a word I don’t really like to use) because they hang around town for junk. The heavy drinkers on the other hand stay local and love a good funeral session. All the drinkers stay local and all the junkies go to town, there’s a song in that I said.”
Today also sees the release of the video for ‘Cruelty Man’, arguably the most visceral and affecting cut from a very impactful album overall. The song references the evil of institutional and clerical child abuse in no uncertain terms. The crime, the cover up, the anger and the rising is spit in a powerful delivery that is impossible to ignore. The lyric says it all.
“What kind of mind debased and rank
Buries babies in a septic tank
If there’s a heaven father then you’re going to fuckin’ hell
You may not have signed off the heinous crimes
But pulled down the blinds when they came for the answers”
2019 A Lazarus Soul under exclusive license to Bohemia Records
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