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Sorry U2. Hothouse Flowers' 1988 album People, was the best selling debut in the history of Irish pop. Direct musical and spiritual descendants of Van Morrison and The Waterboys, The Dublin band specialized in a Celtic brand of soul. Bono recently called The Flowers' lead singer, Liam O' Maonlai, "the best white soul singer in the world". You really need to own either People or1990's Home. Probably both.
The Christ Church referred to in this cut from Home is the medieval cathedral in Dublin. When ringing a peal, the 19 bells in its tower are among the loudest in the world. Liam told an interviewer he and guitarist Fiachna O' Braonain could certainly hear them as they were writing songs in his apartment.
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