Mercury Prize 2019: Can Fontaines DC win in a year of protest music. New music [ November 23, 2020 ] Manchester-based quartet VENTRELLES share video for new single ‘County Lines’ New music [ November 23, 2020 ] KATIE MELUA shares video for new single ‘Joy’ – Watch Now! As anyone who has ever interviewed a band will testify, few things in life are more tedious than musicians holding forth about their “creative process”. I’m not saying we’re anywhere near the Beach Boys in terms of harmonising or singing or anything like that, but we’d sing a capella a lot in the back of the van, practice harmonies and figure out how to arrange them properly. Band members Grian Chatten, Carlos O'Connell, Conor Curley, Conor Deegan and Tom Coll met in Dublin while attending music college at BIMMI. Irish indie rock band Fontaines DC have received a nomination for Best Rock Album for their record A Hero’s Death. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Grian’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Peter Bogdanovich’s 2007 Tom Petty hagiography, Runnin’ Down A Dream, clocked in at over four hours. “It wasn’t even the rise of the band that was head-spinning,” Chatten says. You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Upon researching for this conversation I learned Grian was supposed to have a sort of cool, mysterious, “don’t give a fuck” demeanor and noticed in videos of performances that he would anxiously pace back and forth on stage between powerful deliveries of his lyrics. Certainly, there is no attempt to frame Fontaines DC as rock’n’roll messiahs sent down from on high to show us the way. Fontaines D.C. have spoken out for the first time on their surprise Grammy nod, likening the landmark moment to receiving “a phone call from space”. But the film gives an honest account and doesn’t over-reach trying to convince you of its subjects’ genius. The world's defining voice in music and pop culture since 1952. The first few months of 2019 have been a whirlwind for Fontaines D.C. From treating Texas crowds to punk-fuelled riffs at SXSW to performing at the prestigious BBC 6 Music festival, the Dublin-based quintet have been spreading their riotous sounds across the globe. “You can just go like, ‘I really wish I wasn’t so stressed out . Post navigation. I came offstage in San Francisco feeling a bit traumatised because of the things I’d made myself think of and feel in order to conjure up feelings that needed to be exorcised in a performance.”, “I write to let myself know that I’m still alive”, This led him to stumble upon some repressed memories during their rendition of the tightly wound ‘Too Real’: “I came off and felt the effects of the things I’d made myself think of and visualise, and it took me a while to get over them. I’ve never really thought about the trajectory of the band… I find it has a negative impact on your ability to create when you’re considering where it’s going and who it’s for. He also has a Facebook page, on which he has accumulated about eight thousand followers. Chatten’s vocals were edgy, ambitious and confidently clear, “And the radios all about a runaway model with a face like sin and a heart like a James Joyce novel. Sep 25 2019 5:00 pm. Phoebe Bridgers is in the running to pick up four awards at the 2021 Grammys – and waiting on the nomination results apparently gave her a migraine.. Twitter Email I RELAND’S latest music heroes Fontaines D.C., whose current album has been nominated for a Grammy, have revealed how the pandemic has … Înscrie-te pe Facebook pentru a lua legătura cu Grian Chatten şi cu alţii pe care s-ar putea să îi cunoşti. ‘Dogrel’ was drenched in acclaim: nominated for the Mercury Prize, it also bagged several Album Of The Year spots and barged into the Top 10 like a ranting street poet raiding the Booker Prize bar. Carlos O’Connell (guitare), Conor Curley (guitare), Conor Deegan (basse), Grian Chatten (chant) et Tom Coll (batterie) se rencontrent à la faculté de musique de Liberties, à Dublin. A pint or so of it before each gig, just to see you through and a bit more then after to help you sleep in the van. “I’ll never sing about the lockdown,” he insists. We daydreamed a lot; we were trying to escape what was around us and were listening to much more immersive music, music that had lefts and rights and corners and different streets. Grian Chatten. I actually once gave Stephen Donnelly a No. The group consists of vocalist Grian Chatten, guitarists Carlos O’Connell and Conor Curley, bassist Conor Deegan III and drummer Tom Coll. Please enter your email address so we can send you a link to reset your password. Grian recalls how, most mornings, they’d have to hunt down an absent member because “some acid heads dressed like cowboys would take someone away from a party at five in the morning, and we’d have to find them the next day before our drive to Detroit.”, Then there was the night in LA when a power cut scuppered their scheduled gig but, after they’d hit a nearby dive bar with some force, their agent called at midnight with a replacement club show at Gold Diggers. We wanted to make something a bit more subversive. The past 12 months have been a ragged reel of a year for Dublin’s post-punk scene champions Fontaines D.C. That song makes their stateside experience sound like a hellish prowl through a world of spray tans and “snowman coal”. Grian was born in the 1990s. One’s a stalwart of the scene, the punk poet of the people - the bard of Salford. The group speak of their comradely “love” for one another. It’s soulful, slightly scruffy and over as soon as it has begun – just like Fontaines DC’s music, really. “Loneliness – I’ve struggled to an extent with depression, as a lot of people have. If I lost the ability to write for myself and found myself writing for other people I’d have to find a new sense of meaning.”, Here we arrive at the crux of ‘A Hero’s Death’: “I’ve been thinking about why I write and why I’ve always written, what I’m getting out of it, and a lot of it is to let myself know that I’m still alive. It’d ruin him more than a scandal. Fontaines D.C. are a band born beneath bootheels – ‘Dogrel’ brimmed with disgust at the gentrification of Dublin and simmered with the knowledge that greed and capitalism are the real virus. “Came home from a day out to find this. Grian Chatten este pe Facebook. It all developed from there. Photos: Martin Lacey. Escape will cancel and close the window. And then there’s a heartbeat during which he is unsure if he is going to be rejected or accepted. Photograph: Lorne Thomson/Redferns “There’s a natural rebelliousness to Irish trad music,” says Deegan, the band’s bassist. Tickets and RSVP information for Fontaines D.C.’s upcoming concert at Metro Theatre in Sydney on Aug. 05, 2020. December 2020 / January 2021 ft the Class of 2021. Beginning of dialog window. 1,342. “It nearly makes me want to quit every week,” he says. . Twitter; Facebook; Like this: Like Loading... Related. Martin Lacey; Fontaines DC, Grian Chatten, Pottery, The Independent; Fontaines D.C. performs at The Independent in San Francisco on Sept. 24, 2019. Frequently asked questions about your digital subscription, Specially selected and available only to our subscribers, Exclusive offers, discounts and invitations, Explore the features of your subscription, Carefully curated selections of Irish Times writing, Sign up to get the stories you want delivered to your inbox, An exact digital replica of the printed paper, Fontaines DC come home: Vicar Street erupts in ecstasy, Fontaines DC: ‘There’s a renewed sense of pride in being Irish’, Dublin band Fontaines DC: The New York Times is raving about them. I’m basically not sure about the meaningfulness of life.”. . Did you start using poetry to express your own troubled past? Discover more posts about Grian-Chatten. Their debut album ‘Dogrel’, released last April, kicked off a bawl-rock breakout only matched, in recent ‘post-guitar’ years, by IDLES making mincemeat of punk machismo. Yet ‘A Hero’s Death’ surges with pride, self-belief, a rebellious defiance and – dare we say it in such troubled times – optimism. The Music Quiz: Which 1990s girl group had three straight Christmas No 1s? Fontaines DC – Grian Chatten, Conor Deegan III, Conor Curley, Carlos O’Connell and Tom Coll. News, features and reviews from our critics. The band built a reputation for confrontational poetic intensity with a string of singles that hit like noir-rock tornado strikes (particularly ‘Too Real’, ‘Big’ and ‘Boys In The Better Land’) and performances so visceral and engrossed that Chatten would walk off if he wasn’t utterly submerged in the music. In the service industry I had a number instead of a name and my boss would click at me instead of calling my name. Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten looks out across north Dublin, towards the tranquility of the Irish sea. Have you found any answers over the past year, as the band took off? One’s the eloquent singer of Ireland’s most literary-minded young chart-botherers. A band whose first album bristled with desperation to escape the murky streets of Dublin, with all of its low-lives, gentrification and foiled ambition, are trapped back there after glimpsing the promise and possibilities of the great wide open. I don’t really know what’s gone on for the last year, I’ve been so focused on what we’ve been doing.”. Not, you must admit, a group renowned for their grinding, volcanic sturm und clang of guitars and vocals that are like being pinned to the wall by a babbling psychopath who thinks he’s Brendan Behan. “It’s a fairly beige topic for me. But if infused with the spirit of punk, it also contains some of the shaggy heartfelt qualities for which the Fontaines have become beloved in Ireland and beyond (though this is also starting to prompt a degree of eye-rolling, especially whenever they start banging on about their debt to Yeats and Joyce). Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. You can even swivel all the way round to see the vast emptiness in the stalls where overexcited humans should be climbing on one another, bellowing singer Grian Chatten… Gigs [ November 23, 2020 ] VIDEO PREMIERE: Porcelain – Hollow Video Premiere Im April 2019 haben Fontaines D.C. ihr Debütalbum veröffentlicht. IRISH band Fontaines D.C. has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Rock Album category. “It gets to the point of, ‘how am I going to share this’? “None of that is conscious,” Grian says. “It’s not really until I looked at the album and saw there were a few tunes about ‘I’m me and I’m not yours’ and all that kinda shite. It concludes: “Life ain’t always empty… If you give ourselves to every breath then we’re all in the running for a hero’s death”. Irish indie rock band Fontaines DC have received a nomination for Best Rock Album for their record A Hero’s Death. Grian Chatten Read more about this and other GRAMMYs news at GRAMMY.com Join Facebook to connect with Grian Chatten and others you may know. He remembers: “My dad would say he’d only buy me one of those packs of stickers if I learnt off a poem.” And poetry burrowed. Hier sollte eine Beschreibung angezeigt werden, diese Seite lässt dies jedoch nicht zu. Sold for Parts: the documentary follows Dublin band Fontaines DC around the recording of their debut album. I’d rather have thoughts that make me suffer, or think about things I wouldn’t like to think about in order to give a good performance.” But, he concedes, “it’s probably unhealthy as well.”. I was very prolific when I was working in a job where I had to be faceless. One of the best things about Sold For Parts is that it refuses to be obsequious. The rise and fall of Guns N’ Roses this is not. Releasing Dogrel as an outlet to tell tales of the Irish city, Fontaines D.C. have explored Dublin's stories in the best way they possibly can - with brash guitars and gritty drawls. It’s unlikely anyone would wish to sit through a four-hour documentary about Dublin post-punk band Fontaines DC – not even Fountains DC themselves. When we got there it was already heaving. Furthermore, Grian has a secondary YouTube channel, ‘Two Much Grian.’ The band consists of Grian Chatten (vocals), Carlos O'Connell (guitar), Conor Curley (guitar), Conor Deegan III (bass), and Tom Coll (drums). It’s beautiful; it sounds like a daydream captured in sonic form. Please subscribe to sign in to comment. Grian Chatten Read more about this and other GRAMMYs news at GRAMMY.com The documentary doesn’t insist we love them. “I really lived inside that song ‘Your Summer Dream’, a simple early Beach Boys tune [from 1963]. The nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards were announced this week and Bridgers spoke to the The New York Times yesterday (25 November) about how she learned of her nominations. In writing about them, I achieve a sense of understanding of my own issues.”, Such as? Search query Search Twitter. Reaching the peak of their performance they played the ever popular, ‘Boys From The Better Land’. Saved searches. Also für etwas, nach dem sich die Menschen lange gesehnt haben“, erzählt Sänger Grian Chatten während eines Besuchs bei einem irischen Radiosender. The group expressed their delight at the nomination on Twitter, writing: ‘Jaysus, we’ve been nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album with A Hero’s Death’. It’s very confusing, but that sense of expectation obviously lies very heavily on my subconscious for me to then write about it”. And yet Chatten is honest about the self-doubt that takes hold every time he comes to rehearsal with a new idea. “I really want to get a green screen for these interviews, have a lovely meadow in the background,” he jokes. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Grian Chatten at the Discogs Marketplace. 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