Cathal Coughlan has been on the cutting edge of post punk indie for decades, Since coming out of the brilliant Cork scene in the late seventies with Microdisney and then Fatima Mansions he has been making brilliant literate indie pop for years. His new album could be his best work yet…crooned yet menacing, full of nature and nurture its an odyssey into identity and full of theatrically brilliant wonk sung beautifully – a stunning masterpiece of an album.

In this interview he talks about all of this and the genius of Five Go Down To The Sea…


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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


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