Overblown’s Top 50 Irish Songs of 2016

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top irish songs of 2016

We had a great time listening to Irish music in 2016. Here are about 50 songs that we absolutely loved. In no particular order.

Donal Dineen is right, Irish music is the strongest it has been in many years. However, the mainstream media continue to ignore it. So, it’s up to us. If you like the music on this Spotify playlist, share it via social media. Encourage your friends to listen to it and other Irish music. Buy a record. Go to a gig. Make sure to support your local scene.

1. Windings – You’re Dead

2. Overhead, The Albatross – Indie Rose

3. MMOTHS – Eva

4. Lisa Hannigan – Fall

5. Junk Drawer – Do you ever think about existence, Adrian

6. Meltybrains? – Know My Name

7. Jack O’Rourke – Nostalgia

8. Declan O’Rourke – Galileo

9. THUMPER – Rent Is Due

10. Ealadha – Hurricanes

11. Slow Riot – Trophy Wife

12. Fangclub – Dreamcatcher

13. Cathy Davey – New Forest

14. Ten Ton Slug – Subterreanean

15. Drown – Descent

16. WIFE – Standard Nature

17. Hot Cops – Dumbbo

18. Robocobra Quartet – Correct

19. Altered Hours – Silver Leather

20. Oh Joy – Habits & Recreations

21. Galants – Evergreen

22. girlfriend – Don’t Come To My Funeral

23. ILENKUS – Hunny Bunny

24. Rusangano Family – Kierkegaard

25. The Gloaming – The Old Favourite

26. Tuath – Existence is Futile

27. Slomatics – Electric Breath

28. Enemies – Leaves

29. Katie Kim – Body Break

30. September Girls – Jaw on the Floor

31. Solar Bears – After Yesteryear

32. Pillow Queens – Rats

33. Black Temple Shrines – Freakout

34. Talos – Your Love Is An Island

35. Paddy Hanna – Underprotected

36. Sea Pinks – Depth of Field

37. Participant – Leave Me Here

38. Terriers – Clean My Bones

39. Sister Ghost – Growing Pains

40. Bleeding Heart Pigeons – O Happy Happy Happy

41. Joey Gavin – Run

42. Soothsayer – Umpire

43. Otherkin – I Was Born

44. Swords – Betty Machete

45. Bantum – Pacing

46. Maria Kelly – Black & Blue

47. Ensemble Ériu – The Tempest

48. Jealous of the Birds – Miss Misanthrope

49. IMLÉ – Go Deo, Go Deo

50. Brigid Mae Power – Sometimes

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