What’s on the new album?

Here’s a quick run down of the songs on the album ‘Ain’t that the Way’

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Cathal and his megaphone at the Dublin City Soul Festival 2010

‘Ain’t that the Way’ track list

1. God Help You

– Big bluesy song with lots of vocal twists and a massive overdrive ending

2. Ain’t that the Way

– Walking jazzy/blues song about drinking too much booze (also the first song we ever wrote)

3. Annesley Bridge (on New Year’s Eve)

– A prostitute’s nod to Nina Simone’s, ‘Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out‘, set on the banks of the river Tolka in Fairview, Dublin

4. Nina’s Waltz

– Break up song influenced by ‘Lara’s Theme‘ from Dr Zhivago

5. Barn Rant

– Change of pace, this song features a rooster and a megaphone

6. Dirt [explicit]

– A cross between ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ and the theme song from ‘Requiem for a Dream‘ (Lux Aeterna)

7. Inside Outsiders

РDystopian shoegaze with a gypsy/bouzouki  ending

8. Wasdumb to Wisdom

– Now we’re entering the showtune portion of the album

9. John Hancock’s Shitfix

– The bad guy’s chorus from a Broadway Musical

10. At the End of the Day

– A tale about love in a call centre

11. Out by the Airport

– A lonely airport worker sweeps up after her shift

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Murder Plan playing live in the Button Factory Dublin 2007

That’s it! We spent many years writing these songs and even longer recording them. So when it’s released we really hope you like it!