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Fontaines on DC band growth: “We don’t always have to raise our voices”

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DC fountains. Ahead of his third album, Skinty Fia, he talked about the band’s growth and development.

The future record was announced last week (Jan. 11) along with the Jackie Down The Line track and coming on April 22nd.

in a new interview with Sunday Times, discussed their evolution throughout the band’s albums. One of the songs in the Skinty Fia song is called “In ár gcroíthe go Deo” (Gaelic “Forever in Our Hearts”) and is inspired by the Church of England’s decision to put a translation of the phrase on a tombstone in Coventry. cannot be mistaken for a political slogan.

“It was very frustrating for all of us as Irish,” said soloist Grian Chatten. “To read this in this day and age? Was the Irish language still considered too provocative to lay a tombstone? But none of us responded with a hard punch. ”

Fontaines DC CREDIT: Filmawi

He went on to explain how the track would signal the band’s growth, saying: “We responded with sAcesparksess. We walked on stage and said, “This song is about that!” we don’t want to remain a group that claims to be. We want to make more of an impression. We don’t have to raise our voices all the time. “

Guitarist Carlos O’Connell added: “There is something precious in the fire of youth. But your feelings are more taken into account. ”

“Skinty Fia” also includes Fontaines DC’s “I Love You” track It debuted live in October at Alexandra Palace in London.

Meanwhile, the band also announced European and North American tours, in addition to a number of festival dates for this spring and summer. Meetings begin in Madrid in March, while the North American game kicks off in Washington in April.

talk to Last year, Fontaines DC said their third album was “really good.”. “We all thought the songs were too poppy,” said bassist Conor Digan III. | We thought this sound was finally the sound we wanted to hear among the songs, we thought it was very poppy.

“We showed them to our manager and he said,‘ Guys, this is the darkest thing you’ve ever written! ’And we said,‘ What? What are you talking about? It’s a beautiful bass, it’s a beautiful vocal. ‘ He said, “No, it’s too dark.” That’s it!



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