Category Archives: eighties

Brown Rabbit

It’s December again, and that reminds me of the Swinging Swine. Don’t ask me why. Maybe it’s the coming up to Christmas time vibe, evoking memories of Dublin when it was a fun place to live. Anyway, a while back, … Continue reading

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“Nobody knows what beauty is”

This was a huge hit back in the late 80’s, recognized as the definitive work on the subjective nature of ugliness. As the 90’s progressed, the true profundity of the lyric came to be popularly understood and assimilated, culminating in … Continue reading

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Love Words

Something from my bedroom around 1985 Love Words

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you stick your tongue down his throat just the same..

Another Classic hit from the late 80’s. Featuring a host of stars, including: our one and own Human on the drums, (he even plays ’em backwards) Tony H on the Vocals through the delay pedal myself on the guitar Ed … Continue reading

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“You may listen, but you’ll never hear me”

yea-hey!, i just found two Tension tracks that I didn’t know I had. I have another four tracks from the same session on DAT and i’ll pull them out later. The second track is labeled “funk” on the cassette inlay, … Continue reading

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Debra Wallace

I met debbie way back in.. well a long time ago. Larry suggested that we did a late night in the studio. That we did.. and something came out of it, although I’m not too sure how to describe that … Continue reading

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The Swinging Swine

The late eighties, Walter’s bar in Dún Laoghaire, and I think it was Auto da fé who first brought me to the gigs there. Sure wasn’t I (almost) of drinking age, and bored of spending the evenings in my bedroom … Continue reading

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