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October 18, 2013


Hag's Head Records

All songs written by Barry McCormack

Barry McCormack—vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
John Hegarty—keyboards, electric guitars
Michael Murphy—bass guitar
Joss Moorkens—drums
Gary Fitzpatrick—banjo, accordion and backing vocals
Stephen Shannon—nylon-string guitar, electric guitar, synths, omnichord, xylophone

Recorded by Stephen Shannon at Experimental Audio, Dublin, September 2012
Produced by Stephen Shannon and Barry McCormack
Mixed by Stephen Shannon
Mastered by Stephen Quinn at Analog Heart, Dublin

Sleeve artwork by Colm McCarthy
Layout by Niall McCormack

Cut Throat Lane

  • Cut Throat Lane
  • The Night Before The Horsefair
  • Lord, Forgive Us
  • Never Leave The House
  • The Gods Are Truly Miffed
  • When The Windows Shake
  • Creatures Of Habit
  • A Moment Of Silence
  • Worse Things Happen At Sea
  • The Sticky Floors Of Your Heart

"There is surely not a better narrative lyricist in Ireland; all 10 tracks brim with real life in all of its sticky, boiling mess. Brilliant."
- Irish Times

"...the songwriting and arrangements sparkle...a singular songwriter who defies categorisation...he occupies a creative space all his own and we're lucky to have him"
- Hot Press

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