Stars of 2019: Fontaines DC

Ben Homewood

Post-punk stained with romance and grit

KEY TRACK: Too Real LABEL: Partisan TWITTER: @fontainesdublin MANAGEMENT: Trevor Dietz

Having toured with Shame and supported their Partisan labelmates and BRITs 2019 nominees Idles, Fontaines DC are poised to follow the example set by those acts and drag their take on post-punk kicking and screaming into the mainstream. Pleasingly, their enjoyable racket blends a poetic tendency with a sizeable amount of grit, their sound coloured and textured by the rainy streets of their ...

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