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Phil Lynott

Old Town (3:25)

irish · rock · pop · hard rock

Old Town" was released by Thin Lizzy frontman Philip Lynott as part of his 1982 self-titled solo album, The Philip Lynott Album. The recording now sounds rather dated - featuring synthetic drums, thin EQ and an over-fussy arrangement - but the strength of the melody and lyric shines through. Phil Lynott was a gifted melodicist and this track is a good example of the auld rake at his bittersweet best. The track…

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  • Absolutely love this song.
  • Always liked this song.
  • @ rockthedog that would be the drugs up his nose
  • You left us too soon...
  • Miss ya, Phil!
  • YES PHIL..............
  • awesome havent heard this in bloody ages. i bow before the robot gods of last fm
  • The fantastic piano solo is by Darren Wharton, who was only 18 at the time. What he told me about it being done in one take using only two fingers might not be true hahah :)
  • Brillllllllliant !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Great track :) And at Farmmonkey, Phil of course! The Corrs don't come close.

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