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By: Eskimofriends  05/12/2011
Keywords: Oil Spill

Ten years ago we lost a great Irish singer-songwriter named Mic Christopher. He was a great guy and an amazing performer. Here's an unreleased track that Mic performed with his friend Glen Hansard, shortly before he passed away.

RIP Mic.

Earlier this year we told you about Gasoline Rainbows, a benefit album in support of people affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The album features a brand new Damien Rice song “The Connisseur of Great Excuse”. The album also features a song by Eskimo Friend Amy Kuney called 'Gasoline Rainbows'. Here is the official video:

100% of the proceeds from the "Gasoline Rainbows" benefit album go toward Global Green's oil spill response. You can get the album on iTunes

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Friday, December 3 sees the release of "Bad Move", the debut vinyl single from Vyvienne Long on new Irish label Flaming June records. The single’s release will coincide with a full gig at Dublin’s Workman’s Club.

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Eskimo Friends | Archive | Lisa News

Lisa Hannigan's new album, Passenger, which is earning great reviews across the United States and the UK has entered the Irish charts at number 1. Both are amongst the performers at the upcoming Turning Pirate Mixed Tape New Year's Eve Party in Vicar Street. KCRW has made available a track from Lisa's New album Passenger for your listening pleasure. Here is the video for "Knots", the first single to be taken from the album.


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The new track is called "The Connoisseur of Great Excuse" and will be available as a digital download from November 30th. I'm sure there'll be many more video clips in the days ahead, but here's the first as a special Christmas treat. I went to Woodstock to record the album and I was unhappy with what happened there," she recalled. The tracks will appear on Melanie's forthcoming album, released on 5 May. "It's a crazy story.