Fontaines DC: Top boys in the better land

Andre Paine

It’s the hottest day of the year so far and Grian Chatten is busy making plans.

“I’ll probably go to Primrose Hill, lie in the sun for a while and have a Guinness,” smiles Chatten, whose band Fontaines DC are about to crash into the album charts at No.2.

It’s actually release day for the Irish group, who have just dropped their second album, A Hero’s Death, a mere 15 months after their Mercury Prize-nominated debut, Dogrel. Of course, the ...

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