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Irish cult indie band Microdisney reforming for first shows in 30 years
Irish cult indie band Microdisney reforming for first shows in 30 years
Irish group Microdisney were only together for a few years in the mid-1980s, but for a time were critical darlings with their mix of biting lyrics (courtesy Cathal Coughlan) and smooth, shimmering music (via Sean O'Hagan) and released a few cult classic records, including their 1983 debut Everything's Fantastic and 1985's The Clock Comes Down the Stairs which reached #1 on the UK indie charts. When the band split up, Coughlan formed The Fatima Mansions (who scored a few UK hits in the early '90s) while O'Hagan formed the great High Llamas and also played in Stereolab as well...