Short Stories / Tall Tales (CD, Album, Promo, RE)
Strange Days Records
Short Stories / Tall Tales (CD, Album, RE)
Strange Days Records
Bass, Vocals – Barry Devlin
Drums, Percussion – Eamon Carr
Guitar, Vocals – Charles O'Connor, Johnny Fean
Keyboards, Flute – Jim Lockhart
Producer – Steve Katz
Manufactured By – PolyGram Inc.
Distributed By – PolyGram Distribution Inc.
Songs in album Horslips - Short Stories, Tall Tales 1979. Horslips - Guests Of The Nation. Horslips - Law On The Run. Horslips - Unapproved Road. Horslips - Ricochet Man. Horslips - Back In My Arms. Short StoriesTall Tales. Their second studio album, it was Horslip's first attempt at making a concept album, an idea they would return to in 1976 with The Book of Invasions: A Celtic Symphony. The Táin was based on the Táin Bó Cúailnge The Cattle Raid of Cooley, one of the most infamous legends of Early Irish literature, dealing with the war between Ulster and Connacht over a prize bull. The songs tell the story from the points of view of Cúchulainn, Queen Maeve of Connacht and Ferdia, among others. The Man Who Built America. Roll Back. Live albums. Listen free to Horslips Short Stories Tall Tales Guests Of The Nation, Law On The Run and more. 10 tracks 35:15. Short Stories, Tall Tales Bonus Tracks Version, 2011. Guests of the Nation, 03:32. Law on the Run, 02:50. Complete your Horslips Stories - Tall Tales. Prog Folk. Other productions from Horslips. Short Stories - Tall Tales. Short Stories, Tall Tales is a music studio album recording by HORSLIPS Prog FolkProgressive Rock released in 1979 on cd, lp, vinyl andor cassette. Taken on its own terms, Horslips' last record is a very nice album that fits in well with the kind of things that Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Graham Parker and the Cars were doing, while still retaining a noticeable Irishness in the melodies and chord changes. Features Song Lyrics for Horslips's Short Stories Tall Tales album. Horslips - Short Stories Tall Tales Album Lyrics. Guests of the Nation Lyrics. Short Stories, Tall Tales. Imported ed. Horslips Format: Audio CD. When this album came out in 1979, it wasn't as popular in America as the previous Horslips album The Man Who Built America. That's a shame because there's some good stuff on Short Stories, Tall Tales. By this point, their Irish sound had vanished and they were obviously influenced by the emerging punk and new wave scene in the UK on tracks like Unapproved Road. If you've never heard Horslips before, this is actually pretty accessible
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