The Begorrathon Singalong

Niall has provided a musical soundtrack to Reading Ireland Month!

The Fluff Is Raging

When you think of Irish music, you probably think of this:

irish music

Or maybe even this (although I’m not sure why):

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And probably this:

Photo of Adam CLAYTON and THE EDGE and BONO and U2

But not necessarily this:

Or this:

Or this:

In the run-up to last year’s St. Patrick’s Day, I put together a collection of fifty great Irish songs (none of them by U2).

Now with the Begorrathon 2015 in full swing, I thought it would be time for another selection of Irish music.

Damien Rice, “I Don’t Want To Change You”.

Rice has been kicking around the Irish acoustic serious bloke with a guitar singer-songwriter scene for so long, at this point he’s something of an elder statesman.

Marketa Irglova & Glen Hansard, “If You Want Me”.

From the beautiful film Once. Read Cathy’s review of the film here.

Kodaline, “High Hopes”.

Great song. The video is pants, though, even if Sir Davos is…

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