How Can We Get Ireland’s Young People To Love Their Native Tongue?

Well the old way didn’t work did it?

Mary O’Hara – Oro Mo Bhaidin

So how about a novel approach as espoused by these Boston noiseniks?

Passion Pit – Sleepyhead


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Year: 2008

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  1. January 11, 2009

    I was about to blog about these guys, still will, I think. It leaves me utterly cold. I can’t get a handle on it. I don’t get it’s appeal. Either I’m getting old or Passion Pit are actually mutton desperately dressed as lamb.

  2. January 11, 2009

    It I’m truthful GH I kinda don’t get it either but when I heard that it was based around an auld O’Hara piece (a particularly gruesome reminder of my childhood stock of records) I had to open up.

  3. January 11, 2009

    ah yeah, i remember growing up with MOH’s warble. reckon the passion pit take is a bit lazy (puts spaceman came travelling into my head a bit..the chinese opera version). i’ve heard another PP song that sounds decent though..

  4. Anonymous
    July 23, 2010

    I dont think it is bad. At least it is an artistic take on alternative music. You have to admit that it at least makes you want to listen to it again to try to understand what they are doing.

  5. July 25, 2010

    haha ya’ll is crazy. what dark recess of the internet is this that doesn’t like “sleepyhead”?!? that sample is tits. nice to finally know the source

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