Fontaines D.C.: ”We’re not great musicians but we can play a three-chord song and give it some welly”

Carlos O'Connell, Conor Curley, Conor Deegan III, Grian Chatten, Tom Coll from Fontaines DC perform at Le Bataclan on November 10, 2019 in Paris, France.
(Image credit: David Wolff - Patrick/Redferns)

IT’s little more than a year since their debut album came out, but Fontaines D.C.’s lives are unrecognizable from the scrappy newcomers that began 2019. 

That album, Dogrel, was universally acclaimed and landed top 10 chart positions on both sides of the Irish Sea. Upon its release, they were playing pubs in their native Dublin; their last show before lockdown was to a sold out Brixton Academy. 

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