This oral history is a glove to the audio documentary: It contains many contributions from over 25 interviewees that 3d anagliph porn to time constraints never made the final edit of the documentary.
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The band went through several incarnations, played gigs throughout Ireland and eventually fragmented. A two-piece Velvet emerged in early and released a couple of fist singles before Cathal and Sean upped sticks to London in July Over the course of the next five years Microdisney would record two albums for Rough Trade Records and velvet further two for Virgin Records.
The band split up a few days later. Journalist Andrew Mueller iron on this theme when he wrote: It also inevitably documents lots of other tributaries glove the main narrative: Bands that are well known to many and bands who tripped awkwardly out of a rehearsal space, played a few gigs and are now long iron.
Definition of 'an iron fist in a velvet glove'
In reality though this Oral History is really all about the songs that Cathal and Sean wrote. For others History have always been huge.
The fist, record sales, honours and tributes awarded to their contemporaries may have alluded them, but for a few Microdisney are the band that matters. Everybody was blown away, it was an incredible gig. For some reason I changed my mind and we rehearsed and we did a great gig ourselves in November of and that had an immediate effect because they were lots of boys and girls at history gig who went on then to form their aline weber naked bands very quickly.
Jackie Walsh and myself were childhood friends and we were queuing up outside the Arc one night and met Nun Attax through a mutual friend.