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This Weekend I’ll Mostly Be Listening to… “I Want Too Much” by A House February 27, 2016

Posted by irishelectionliterature in This Weekend I'll Mostly Be Listening to....
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The ‘difficult second album’ recorded on Innisboffin, some of the reviews at the time were mixed and it failed commercially anding up with them being dropped by Blanco y Negro. Yet for all that ,it’s probably my favourite A House album.
Having seen them umpteen times, bought “Kick Me Again Jesus”/ “Snowball Down” (and played it quietly so my mother wouldn’t hear the lyrics) , I was really looking forward to “On Our Big Fat Merry go Round” yet for the greatness of “My Little Lighthouse”, “I’ll Always Be Grateful” and “Call Me Blue”, there were a few tunes that I wasn’t overly impressed with. Then the problem with Vinyl was that you had to listen to a whole side or else risk scratching the record unless of course you had one of those really fancy turntables with a switch and lever for lifting the needle up and down.
“I Want Too Much” came with it’s brilliant cover , although I wonder did the brown influence it’s sales?

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1. Fanning Sessions - March 1, 2016

Fanning interview with A House before release of album.. https://fanningsessions.wordpress.com/2013/01/28/a-house-1990-interview/

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irishelectionliterature - March 1, 2016

That’s brilliant thanks ,a great listen .

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