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Hand-drawn poster honouring Fontaines D.C., a post-punk band consisting of Grian Chatten, Carlos O'Connell, Conor Curley, Conor Deegan III, and Tom Coll.

 

The band is strongly associated with their Irish hometown, even in their name, D.C., which stands for "Dublin City", whose infamous streets are hand drawn here. 

 

On either side of the street, Irish pubs have been renamed with the Dublin quintet's first two albums, Dogrel and a Hero's death.

 

Their 2022 album ‘Skinty Fia’, refers to an old Irish swear that drummer Tom Coll’s great-aunt used to say.
It translates from Irish to “the damnation of the deer”, referring to an Irish elk, driven to extinction by its enormous antlers. The metaphor is used to express the feeling of "other" the band can feel when being out of Ireland and what they view as the transformation of Irish culture abroad.

 

Indeed, the Dublin quintet left their city behind to move to London a few years ago. They say the move reaffirmed their Irish identities and helped them appreciate what they had. This nostalgia serves as good creative inspiration, for example, their latest album's song ‘Bloomsday’ sees them longing to return to Dublin’s “rain, bars, pints and camaraderie”, which emphasized this drawing's scenery, of iconic Irish pubs, and puddles. 

 

Their journey south from their motherland is represented in the drawing by the little paper boat floating on the water of the cobbled streets.


Their vessel is a newspaper, as the band is so skillful with their lyrics, with their songwriting often praised for its outstanding qualities, offering both a storyteller's narrative voice and a snarling new vision of youthful disillusionment.
 

Fontaines D.C. Poster

€20.00Price
  • A1 - 59.4 x 84.1 cm  / 23.4 x 33.1 inches
    A2 - 42 x 59.4 cm  /  16.5 x 23.4 inches
    A3 - 29.7 x 42 cm  /  11.7 x 16.5 inches
    A4 - 21 x 29.7 cm  /  8.3 x 11.7 inches
    A5 - 14.85 x 21cm  /  5.8 x 8.3 inches

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Glasgow, UK

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