It’s been quite a year for Road Records, not so long ago they were facing closure but after some fund raising and investment Ireland’s most blogged about independent record store have a bright future ahead. Hey, they’re on twitter.
So this year to celebrate International Record Store Day, Saturday April 18th, Road have a nice line-up in place.
12.00 Paul Noonan (Bell X1) & Lisa Hannigan
13.30 Conor O’Brien (Villagers)
15.00 Neil Hannon (The Divine Comedy)
There will also be an exclusive limited edition (100 only) Road Records Irish compilation CD available on the day for a mere €10! Each hand numbered album will contain an exclusive photographic print and none of the tracks have ever been available on CD before – 14 of them never having been released on any format!
The track listing is as follows:
01 Villagers – Home (early demo)
02 Large Mound – Rubbish Coffee
03 Halfset – Body Clock
04 Dinah Brand – Go Inside
05 Legion of Two – Swan Song
06 Jape – Cathedral Tramp
07 Chequerboard – City of Thieves
08 Brian Cullen’s Love Bullets – Killing for Company
09 So Cow – Sheila the Destroyer
10 Katie Kim – Lamp (Home Recording)
11 Waiting Room – Denis (Decal Remix)
12 The Dudley Corporation – Laugh it Up
13 John Haggis – Bitter Root
14 T-Woc – Tubz
15 Halves – Blood Branches
16 The LK – Eurovision (Northstation Remix)