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The Pale play Whelans Saturday February 3rd for 'Here's One We Made Earlier' 25th Birthday Party

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The Pale play Whelans Saturday February 3rd for 'Here's One We Made Earlier' 25th Birthday Party

Born Optimistic are delighted to be promoting The Pale in Whelans next February. A celebration of over 25 years at the vanguard of the Irish Indie scene!

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Schoolkids Records stocking Mic Christopher's iconic debut album 'Skylarkin''.

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Schoolkids Records stocking Mic Christopher's iconic debut album 'Skylarkin''.

Schoolkids Records, in North Carolina are stocking our release of Mic Christopher's iconic debut album 'Skylarkin''.

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Sharon Horgan's lovely Instagram Post about Mic's Skylarkin'

Mic Christopher Skylarkin'

Sharon Horgan's lovely Instagram Post about Mic's Skylarkin'

Skylarkin by my beautiful friend Mic Christopher was released on vinyl last week. It’s a beautiful album from a beautiful spirit. I wrote about Mic and the impact he had on my life in Tim Burgess’s Tim Book Two. I would love his music to reach as many people as possible. When you hear his voice you’ll know why. The album was produced by Karl Odlum after Mic passed away using the notes Mic left for him before he headed off on his last tour. It’s taken a long time for me to be able to listen to it again....

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Skylarkin Available from Rough Trade Records

Great Record Stores

Skylarkin Available from Rough Trade Records

We're proud to announce that our overseas network of great record shops begins with Rough Trade Records.

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The World's Best Record Stores

Mic Christopher Record Stores

The World's Best Record Stores

We won't rest until all of the world's best record stores always have a copy of Mic Christopher's 'Skylarkin' in stock. We're making that list now and we need your help. Recommendations and especially introductions needed! Rollercoaster Records in Kilkenny are on the list- they have Skylarkin, as does Music Zone in Douglas, Tower, Rage, Freebird, Head and Spindizzy in Dublin with Head in Liffey Valley getting it on Sat - who we missing in Ireland? Who are we missing in the UK and Europe? Who are we missing in North & South America, Africa, Asia? The world needs to hear this...

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