Our Song of the Day is via a new video from Dublin based band The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock who return with a new piece called “The Bullet in the Brick“, released this week to mark the calendar centenary of the Easter Rising.
Featuring the same electric guitar orchestra used in ‘Lockout’, the band’s multi-movement work set for release later in 2016, “The Bullet in the Brick” explores various aspects of the Easter Rising in three songs –
A Destroyer on the Liffey
The bombing of Dublin by the British gunship “The Helga”,
The Bullet in the Brick
The murder and attempted cover-up of activist Francis Sheehy Skeffington – Writer, Pacifist & Campaigner for women’s rights.
The Proclamation of the Irish Republic.
Performed by The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock and Electric Guitar Orchestra:
Albert Baker, Mark Balbirnie, Eamon Brady, Susan Callaghan, Mary Carton, Bill Coleman, Mark Jordan, Hugh McCabe, David McDonald, Collin J Morris, Patrick Wall
Recorded by Liam Caffrey.
Mixed and produced by Liam Caffrey and Enda Bates.
The release is available as a digital download (FLAC or MP3) for 3 euros here via Transduction Records: shop.transductionrecords.com