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Arguably the most underrated of all of the early 90s rock acts, Fatima Mansions were a refreshing kick up the backside against corporate mediocrity and musical banality - steered from start to finish by the singular vision of one man's astute and unwavering misanthropy.

In a state of disillusionment, Cathal Coughlan walked out of the wonderful and melodically rich - but lyrically barbed - Microdisney and formed the Fatima Mansions, setting up stall in 1989. His former Microdisney partner, Sean O'Hagan, went off… read more

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  • What are the essential albums of the Madchester era? [url=http://www.last.fm/group/Music+Advice+Center/forum/40095/_/176795/6#f20482765]Join the debate![/url]
  • Probably one of the most underrated and overlooked bands.
  • "You can no longer depend on the existence of silence in your mind when you close your eyes..."
  • "I could've been important if I'd been somebody else!" Classic stuff.
  • Seen them playing live at a pub in Kilburn. Knowing "Only Losers Take the Bus" and the entire Microdisney back catalogue did not prepare me for what followed...The White Knuckle Express - scary, painful and utterly brilliant!
  • Every other band and their dogs seem to be reforming nowadays - now why can't somebody give Cathal a ring and reunite him with his merry bunch of minstrels? - the stale pop/rock/indie circus needs the likes of this lot more than ever!!!!!
  • Final part of the 2nd season with the newcomer voting in the [group]Irish Rock League[/group]. It's only your votes that decide!
  • Only losers take the bus! :DDD
  • "You can no longer depend on your lover for anything but judgment! You will be forever ostracized! ACT NOW! ACT NOW! ACT NOW!"

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