Viva Dead Ponies 1991. Valhalla Avenue 1992. Tima Mansio Dumps The Dead 1992. 3. Shiny Happy People.
The Fatima Mansions were an art rock group formed in 1988 by Cork singer/keyboardist Cathal Coughlan, formerly of Microdisney. The original line-up consisted of Coughlan, Nick Allum, Jonathan Fell, Zac Woolhouse and Aindrias O'Gruama. They took their name from the Fatima Mansions corporation flats in Rialto, Dublin. The Fatima Mansions had some indie chart success with albums such as Against Nature, Viva Dead Ponies, Bertie's Brochures, Valhalla Avenue and Lost in the Former West.
Performer – Andrías Ó Grúama, Cathal Coughlan, Hugh Bunker, Nick Allum, Nick Bagnall. Bertie's Brochures (CD, MiniAlbum). Kitchenware Records, Radioactive.
Bertie's Brochures (1991). Album by The Fatima Mansions. Long About Now. is a cover of. Long About Now by Scott Walker feat. Esther Ofarim (1970).
This song is by The Fatima Mansions and appears on the album Bertie's Brochures (1991). August the 20th: Yes, folks, it's another cold, clammy day in England. A large crowd has gathered around the police station. wishes to have contact with a certain little Irish writer within. Not to discuss his works, though the works are known to them; they've been published in the tabloid papers by the police under the heading "Barbaric Butcher's Brochures".
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Cathal Coughlan provokes a similar reaction to his music as does his homeland's most well known tipple . "Guinness"? You either think it's too bitter or a velvety dream. It's a mini LP of only 8 tracks and 1 of those ". (apology)" is just a very short instrumental. It's a mixed bag of mostly ballads (in the Cathal sense of a ballad) and a few of his vitriolic tirades. In many ways a typical (if there is such a thing) Fatima Mansions album full of sweet and sour delights but never less than highly entertaining.