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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Album

Last month
March 2023
# short notice
Ed Sheeran announces surprise 3Arena gig at the end of March
This mini-tour, to promote a May album release, will be Sheeran’s only shows in Europe this year.
Last year
# Nirvana
Nirvana 'Nevermind' baby album cover lawsuit dismissed
Spencer Elden had claimed he was sexually exploited as a baby when his picture was used the cover of Nevermind.
All time
# Alternative
'It was such a positive thing for my mental health' - The ex-Irish footballer embarking on a music career
Ex-Shelbourne star Stuart Byrne has just released his debut EP.
'If Drake can't shift a bulk of physical albums, what hope have Irish musicians?'
Former Today FM CEO Peter McPartlin on how an Irish Album Day could harness the power of the LP.
# burn the witch
Radiohead are cleverly teasing everyone with their new album release
What do you make of it all?
# making lemonade
Why Beyoncé is a business genius
She’s making money, and here’s how she’s doing it.
# Papal Roach
Listen to Pope Francis' new album - it's a little bit rocky
Move over, Bono.
# definite plans
The Rolling Stones are planning to record their first album in a decade
Their first was released in 1964.
# mumford and done
6 reviewers who absolutely hated Mumford & Sons' new album
# padraig schaler
Joy as Pádraig says first word, 17 months after falling in a coma
Pádraig’s friends are trying to raise money for his family by launching a new album.
16 people who just listened to Taylor Swift's new album and are NOT OKAY
RIP Swifties everywhere.
# seeking human kindness
That 'homeless U2 man' image isn't real, but the man is
His name is Mike.
# Beautiful Day
Apple just started telling everyone how to delete the free U2 album
# who's amie?
7 feelings every Irish person felt about Damien Rice's 'O'
Why’d ya sing Hallelujah if it means nothing to ya?
# music history
U2's Joshua Tree album to be preserved in US Library of Congress
The curator of the project said the album has influenced Christian rock in some churches in the US.
# Tribute
Lea Michele unveils a song written for late boyfriend Cory Monteith
Listen to it here.
# thanks a lot
8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album
It’s a lot to take.
# Music
The Late David Turpin: "I died for 28 seconds"
The Dublin musician speaks to us about how a near-death experience influenced his latest album.
# pic of the day
Pope Flashback Pic of the Day
No comment.
# Firefighting
4 Stages of Ronan Keating's Reaction to his Album Selling 181 Copies
According to the Kübler-Ross hypothesis of grief management.
# X Factor
X Factor winner "to cover Damien Rice song"
The winner of this year’s X Factor competition is reported to be to covering Cannonball by Ireland’s own Damien Rice… and Rice fans aren’t very happy about the news.
# Ambience
U2 producer says last album was a failure
Steve Lillywhites says No Line on the Horizon “did not recreate the North African ambience it had intended to”. Sorry, what?