But there is a furnace there still burning. I feel in a sense that there’s a little bit of a wrapping up of something after that happening, between us and Dublin. 218.5k Followers, 183 Following, 296 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Grian (@grianmc) You tell all these stories about eccentric Irish characters and people you meet in pubs. His lyrics, while often very repetitive, evoke interest and thought and come off as … ‘Boys In The Better Land’ sat eleventh in the setlist. Discover the net worth of Grian on CelebsMoney. Are you optimistic about Dublin’s future? Ultimately, though, Chatten and the band come out the other side in A Hero’s Death intent on re-engaging with the world. Stories play a big role in your songwriting. The Dublin-based quintet fit the mould for what indie-blogosphere and message board dwellers would consider “real music”. But at the same time when Joyce chooses to reveal his heart it’s such a profoundly powerful, impactful experience. Dublin is like a third parent to me. Please check back soon for updates. Their first release was a collection of poetry, called Vroom , which O’Connell has described as being “ strongly influenced by the Beat Poets, including Kerouac, Ginsberg and more”. Despite a quiet underlying confidence, frontman Grian Chatten’s nervous energy bordered on worrying at times; he chewed holes in the cuffs of his oversized brown blazer as the band thrashed out the meaty riffs of the likes of ‘Chequeless Reckless’ and ‘Boys In the Better Land’. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others. The education details are not available at this time. All rights reserved. Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. Like is there American-Irish food? So I think it’s very easy as an outsider to come in and point things out to people, but also I think if you take an element of one society or one culture and you put it in the pool with another one, both societies become nuanced against each other, like differences, and they become more intensely aware of what they are. So if we got back, there’s an elephant in the room because we both know something’s not right. Whoever hasn’t written anything for it yet has to find something that suits that feeling or has to dig or sympathize with that feeling. With the Irish twist that you have, what do you think you’re going to reveal to America that it doesn’t already know about itself, as outsiders and non-Americans? Yeah we do, whatever comes first just as long as it has a kind of pointed feeling that we all chase down. Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten looks out across north Dublin, towards the tranquility of the Irish sea. See I’m actually half British. I don’t necessarily mind being talked about. My sources say the couple, who met through mutual friends, have … We can only wait for the world to catch up. Like I don’t think I know myself as well as my friends. It just made sense. Cait O’Riordan from the Pogues is coming tonight. Like what kind of stories do you connect with in pub poetry? I’m typically a quite reserved, shy person. Grian Chatten, lead singer and lyricist with Fontaines D.C. is a whopping, er, seven minutes late Zoom-ing in for our tête-à-tête. A lot of black communities and much of the American population had forgotten about those types of music until the Stones and other bands brought them back in and it became mainstream; commercialized to a larger extent. Like Slowthai, frontman Grian Chatten leans into his accent, and like Idles they face social ills head on ... they are just as socially engaged as Dave but wear it all much more lightly. Well I think almost all music comes from a working class background and then it gets commandeered by the upper classes. Grian is a 27-year-oldEnglish YouTuber from England, United Kingdom. Underneath all the sunshine that it tends to have, when it rains it’s its true form. Yeah. I think I need to romanticize everything that’s around me in order to feel like I’m living a fruitful life ya know; and a gorgeous life, something that’s profound. You, the band, the music, this whole thing? I usually come off stage and hide for a while. When people talk in pubs there’s this terrific sense of knowledge. Grian Chatten speaks of the importance of the Youth Vote in the Ireland Election. An example I was thinking of was how the Rolling Stones brought the blues and a lot of music rooted in black culture, American culture, back to America when the whole British Invasion happened. After making waves in Europe, Fontaines D.C. are taking their first crack at America; first in New York, then SXSW, followed by an American tour opening for Idles. Leos love being coddled and having their egos stroked. But there’s nothing borrowed from traditional Irish music within those groups. Out of the fear of God people are more polite. The vocalist is the first thing to face on Dogrel. That’s a classic example of coming over to a different culture and telling that culture something about themselves I think as well. We were excited to be able to have time. You’re about to go on a US tour and to SXSW, what are you going to tell America about itself? Some of his most viewed video titles include “5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Minecraft House” and “50 Small Building Tricks in Minecraft.” He has collaborated on videos with his friend and fellow YouTuber Taurtis. Grian was born on the 9th of August in 1993 (Millennials Generation). I like when people expand on society and pretend that they know everything about society as well because people’s opinions become so absolute after a few pints and I like engaging in that. Interview by Izel Villarba, find more of his work here. Yeah exactly, it’s just got that beautiful sort of pain because when you love something you’re basically giving it license to hurt you, and Dublin definitely has license to hurt me. Kojaque is really good. At present, he has over 2.6 million subscribers and more than 480 million views. “Half of the youth of Ireland got involved. Is Grian married or single, and who is he dating now? It’s a war between the good intentions of the youth and the growth of materialism and social media, technology, stuff like that because that’s just spindling the culture away in front of our eyes. What kind of narratives do the Irish working class talk about? The coffee on the tap. It’s like if you have a sibling and one of the siblings is into art and the other sibling is into business, I think being in such close proximity with such differences, you become more aware of your differences, so in that sense you’re inadvertently teaching each other things about yourselves. My mom’s British and I was born in England and I moved over [to Ireland] when I was like two months old, and my dad’s Irish so it’s like I’m made up of two halves. But every band engaged in such heavy touring is likely to experience a bit of ... but the lads were in rural Ireland, and Grian [Chatten] was in Dublin. I am. Funnily enough I’m one of the only people that actually sings in an Irish accent from Ireland there. Fontaines DC frontman Grian Chatten during the A Night at Montrose livestream. I think if we all got caught up on what the future is without looking at the past, then we’re going down a very, very dark road. Is there someone specific you want to prove anything to? The least compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Taurus and Scorpio. However, according to frontman Grian Chatten, A Hero’s Death instead refers to a line from a Brendan Behan play. People tend to think they know everything, obviously when they’ve had a few pints in them. It feels more like an ex-lover at this point, but I think that’s because we’ve consumed it, processed it, and then put it back out into the world creatively because we’ve written all these songs, we’ve made this album, the album is finished. His excuse, though, is a good one. That’s a good question. – View Grian height, weight & body stats – Grian’s biography and horoscope. Grian thinks a lot. Does it stem from personal experiences as well? – When is Grian’s birthday? I make a point of visiting friends and family that won’t necessarily be as kind to me, the people that will bring me back down to Earth, when I’m home because I’m also paranoid of changing and getting too big headed. Yeah it was summer. Grian Chatten, frontman of Fontaines D.C. said in a press release: This song is about the echo chamber, and how personality gets stripped away by surrounding approval. He was previously part of another YouTube channel called CraftedMovie before deciding to go solo in 2014. A COUPLE rock out after a Phil Lynott plaque is installed on their house — the same pad where the star grew up. As soon as Chatten was tooled up with tambourine, we knew what was coming. A lot of the lyrics are about stories I identify with but aren’t necessarily personal. LIAM Gallagher’s wild-child son Gene is the latest of the family to find love – after hooking up with a brunette named Amelia. The most compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Aries, Gemini, Libra, and Sagittarius. Because I happen to know fucking everything” and then he looks at us as he says “and I might not remember it in the morning.” That’s exactly it. There’s always the nitpicking, but we’re all so well versed in one another’s idiosyncrasies that it comes as no surprise when somebody annoys you. “Learning about different weird structures in poems and books helped us with structures in songs and how they work. The more culture we see, the more books we read, and the more views that we get to see will help us. Leos are attracted to someone who's just as vibrant and unique as they are. I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Fontaines frontman, Grian Chatten. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. Would you ever want people to tell your story like that, in the same way you’re telling theirs? We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups. Yeah basically, it’s a working class poetry. There’s Versatile, and they’re hilarious and really good as well. Grian is known for being a YouTuber. Do you ever think about the impact you guys are going to leave? It’s still not part of the law, it’s only been written into the constitution so there’s still a process, but I think that engaged everyone, all the youth in Ireland politically. But Joyce’s brain is as powerful as Yeats’ heart. That “don’t give a fuck” attitude is not so much a part of some rebellious image as it is a reflection of a deeply inquisitive soul. I think societies and communities have the same distorted idea because they are committing the actions so they in that sense have an ego, innately. Yeah man. Do you feel the need to be romanticized? I’m done!”. So after the US tour and spending so much time away from home, do you expect to return as changed men? The 1990s is remembered as a decade of peace, prosperity and the rise of the Internet. The first generation to reach adulthood in the new millennium, Millennials are the young technology gurus who thrive on new innovations, startups, and working out of coffee shops. In 90s DVDs were invented, Sony PlayStation was released, Google was founded, and boy bands ruled the music charts. I feel like the first time I fell in love was with a girl from a different country. Minecraft gamer and YouTuber specializing in building orientated content in the video game. Grian is single. Grian has also taken part in numerous episodes of the Minecraft Evolution (or EVO) server. Did it rain when you guys were in Seattle for KEXP? [Ireland] is very much in the hands of its youth now. I don’t like to talk to people after gigs, so I don’t really have a desire to remain on people’s tongues after this stuff happens but I would like to leave a mark in the sense of inspiring people to get into literature and poetry because I think it’s very good for you. I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Fontaines frontman, Grian Chatten. Agreed, Grian. With all the things going on in the world right now, no one is very absolute in what they think and there’s so much disarray and cognitive dissonance happening in everyone, so I think all that happens now really when cultures are crossed is people are basically looking at each other and saying “how are you dealing with all of this?” We’re basically having a conversation on how to deal with what’s going on. Tour diary: The Muckers, Anemone, Chai, and Rubblebucket @ Treefort Fest. Grian had at least 1 relationship in the past. The group consists of vocalist Grian Chatten, guitarists Carlos O’Connell and Conor Curley, bassist Conor Deegan III and drummer Tom Coll. How much of Ireland is still out of tune? We got to talking about what makes the Fontaines tick, Seattle rain, Irish poetry, and love. He set up his channel in November 2009 and the oldest video on the channel dates back to August 2014. What about American culture stands out to you? Because he knows his heart so well, he’s doesn’t need to tell you about it, he doesn’t need to share it with you. LIAM Gallagher's wild-child son Gene is the latest of the family to find love – after hooking up with a brunette named Amelia. Let’s find out! It doesn’t jar the way it looks at all, it just fits it. They’re both from Dublin and they’re both very talented musicians. Upon researching for this conversation I learned Grian was supposed to have a sort of cool, mysterious, “don’t give a fuck” demeanor and noticed in videos of performances that he would anxiously pace back and forth on stage between powerful deliveries of his lyrics. But it depends on how much culture we’ll see on the road because if we don’t see too much culture then we just come back often frustrated and overworked. You guys bonded over poetry. If you look at hip hop for example, when hip hop came out it was obviously such a working class kind of thing, like NWA and all that kind of stuff. Bookmark this page and come back for updates. Out of fear. He is not dating anyone currently. According to Chinese Zodiac, Grian was born in the Year of the Rooster. I live in my own head and have a distorted idea of myself, which is the ego. I think messages of artists often get lost in inauthenticity. But the singer, Grian Chatten, has a strong, sullen presence and the drummer, ... How the actress became a mother at 19 then married a footy hero - before getting engaged to multi-millionaire The youth of Dublin and the youth of Ireland are politically activated now because of the Repeal the Eighth Movement, which allows women to get abortions. I read that one thing that really brought you guys together was a mutual love of the Beat generation and you named yourselves after the Godfather character, Johnny Fontane. When it rains in Dublin it kind of reveals Dublin the way it is. Now a lot more people are taking note of Fontaines D.C., and frontman Grian Chatten is enjoying this moment in time – although he does feel it is a ‘David vs Goliath’ situation. You can follow Fontaine’s D.C. on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Coincidentally, singer Grian Chatten fondly recalls catching Costello at Iveagh Gardens, where Fontaines DC were originally scheduled to headline tonight. I’m not going to name the country, but I think that’s interesting because I definitely fell in love with the whole concept of that country and the difference of culture. Grian Chatten is blunt in his approach often using a more talking approach but this only serves to accentuate when he delves further into melodies. Of course the only American city any rock band can test their skills in has to be New York and the only venue they can really make a splash in has to be Union Pool. Is tell yourself they look like clouds both from Dublin and they ’ re hilarious and really good as.... 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