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Gavin, Guggi, Dave-id record ‘Bully in the Alley’

Gavin Friday talks to us about the Chanteys and Sea Songs tribute album and its all star line-up.

Three Prunes re-unite on Hal Willner ‘sea songs’ album

Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer and a full ensemble have been working with producer Hal Willner in a Dublin studio this past week.

Eyewitness: John Phillips

Musician John Philips remembers a show in the early days: “… ahh, yes !!! Bingley Hall Stafford !! When was that again ?? I think it was 1981, and I was actually on the bill, under the stage persona of “Rok Star”, performing a song or two and playing some synthesisers and a drum machie […]

A Virgin Prunes collection in images

Check out this fan created discography, lovingly made with pictures of all sleeves and labels.

Sense of Ireland, Hot Press cover shoot

1980 Virgin Prunes (top right) The Atrix (bottom left) DC Nien (bottom right) U2 (top left)

New paintings by Guggi

Guggi is exhibiting his latest paintings of new paintings of urns, vases, bowls and vessels in the Solomon Gallery in Dublin. If you’re in town, it’s very much worth while going to see his work. The gallery is located on the top floor of the Powerscourt Centre, just off Grafton Street. The exhibition is on […]

Fan’s scrapbook

We received an old Virgin Prunes scrapbook which an Irish fan currently residing in Brasil rescued from the dangers of humidity.

Gavin and Guggi in Belgian newspaper

Belgian fans should pick up a copy of ‘De Morgen’ (Tuesday, June 7) for an article on Gavin and Guggi, ‘Bono’s childhood friends’.

View Lypton Village docu online

Dutch broadcasters VPRO have made their documentary on Lypton Village and the Virgin Prunes available on their website. You can find the item at about 35 minutes into the programme. ‘My hometown: artists and their city’ was originally aired on Dutch television on Sunday, February 20th, and repeated on February 26th.

If I Die, I Die in Hot Press Readers Poll

The Virgin Prunes’ album If I Die, I Die made it to #46 in Irish music magazine Hot Press’s yearly Readers Poll.