20 FOR 20 ALBUM SPECIAL VINYL EDITION OUT NOW.
DANCE TO TIPPERARY
20 FOR 20 ALBUM SPECIAL VINYL EDITION
DANCE TO TIPPERARY 20 FOR 20 Special Vinyl Edition is out now. The double vinyl set, on 180 gm bright green vinyl "20 FOR 20 SPECIAL VINYL EDITION" brings together the classic tracks, big hits and favourites from Dance To Tipperary's 20+ year career on vinyl for the very first time and will also feature three bonus tracks including the new single "Always Remember The Good Times" which was released on February 19th.
The other bonus tracks are the Dianne Warren penned What Kind Of World (Would This World Be)" and the other 2020 single "Never Let It Go" which was released with an accompanying video which features images from various performance since Dance To Tipperary began and can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5WTlFzx8Cc
2020 saw Dance To Tipperary reaching the 20th Anniversary since the release of their self-titled debut album 'Dance To Tipperary', the 20 FOR 20 collection brought together the band's biggest hits, most significant tracks, and favourites from the first chart hit "In The Ghetto" (1999) right up to 2017's ever-growing in popularity remix of Fionnghuala by Anúna (the choir from Riverdance) featuring John McGlynn along with tracks such as Ride On (1999), The Fields Of Athenry (Celtic F.C.Mix) (2001), The Foxhunters (2000), Olé, Olé, Olé 2002 (We're Up For The Cup) (2002), Great Moments With You (2001), Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young (2003), Return To Me (2010) and Never Let It Go (2020).
Dance To Tipperary says “20 FOR 20" is a collection of some of our very best singles, hits and favourites. We have recorded four studio albums and some other individual singles so far, the best we could do at all times and people connected with them. They are the soundtrack to a lot of good times and sad hard times too. Now, people say to us how these songs have touched them, created memories or made an impact, however small, in their lives. Some even call us legends!
In late 1998 when we went to the studio for the first time to start to create Dance To Tipperary we were just starting out. It's incredible to think it's now over 20 years since our debut album was released. Before any big hits, big gigs and even the term "Dance to Tipp", it was just a group of friends and musicians steeped in Irish traditional roots who decided to do something different and make a few dance tunes with Irish trad in them. We had no thought of longevity or legacy. It certainly has not been easy at times but we always found some ray of light or hope or support somewhere. We haven't let it go for over twenty years, been close a few times but ultimately didn't.
Releasing 20 FOR 20 Special Vinyl Edition is special to us. In the beginning, our aim was to record an album and do some gigs and have some success. So it’s great to recognise something which means so much to us, and also to the people who have stayed with us over the years.“
The double vinyl album also includes some of the band's most successful and favourite cover songs. Dance To Tipperary have a proud history of taking great songs and making them their own, going right back to their versions of In The Ghetto, Ride On, The Fields Of Athenry (Celtic F. C. Mix) and Olé, Olé, Olé 2002 (We're Up For The Cup) Over the years they've also brought the unique Dance To Tipperary sounds successfully to tracks as diverse as ‘Don't Know What You've Got 'till It's Gone by Cinderella, Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young the breathtakingly epic rock ballad written by Jim Steinman from the movie "Streets of Fire", Something Inside So Strong by Labie Siffre, Buck Rogers by Feeder, Castles Made Of Sand by Jimi Hendrix and the ever-growing in popularity remix of Fionnghuala by Anúna (the choir from Riverdance) featuring John McGlynn has joined that illustrious list in recent years.
"These tracks are some of our favourite songs and we tried not to pick the obvious ones. Our aim was to make our own versions of these great songs. It’s what we did. It became one of our strengths live and in the studio and helped us evolve over the years to tracks like What Kind Of World, Never Let It Go and Always Remember The Good Times."
Dance To Tipperary continues: “new listeners join the journey every day. The feeling is that there is still more to be done. 20 FOR 20 Special Vinyl Edition is hopefully just the beginning again... the start of the next chapter. We hope you all enjoy this very special vinyl edition of the 20 FOR 20 album in bright green vinyl and the three bonus tracks being released in time for St. Patrick's Day 2021. We would like to thank absolutely everybody who has supported us along the way and made this epic and the unique journey we started over 20 years ago possible. We hope to see you all sometime in the future."
Dance To Tipperary 20 FOR 20 is available to stream and download at all good online and mobile outlets.
The very special double vinyl edition mastered at Abbey Road Studios comes pressed on bright green heavyweight 12" vinyl and features a gatefold package with printed inner sleeves which will prominently feature Dance To Tipperary's eye-catching latest logo.
A must for all collectors and fans of Dance To Tipperary, Celtic and Irish music a like.
1. THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY (Celtic F.C. Mix)
2. CAVALCADE (The Evening Lust Mix) (Radio Edit)
3. RIDE ON (Radio Edit)
4. THE FOXHUNTERS
5. FIONNGHUALA (Dance To Tipperary vs. Anúna feat. John McGlynn )
(Summer '17 Edit)
6.THE IRISH ROVER (Radio Edit)
1. OLÉ, OLÉ, OLÉ 2002 (We're up for the Cup) (Radio Edit)
2. THE STICK ACROSS THE HOB vs. THE JIGS
3. GREAT MOMENTS WITH YOU (2021 Vinyl Edit)
(Dedicated to the memory of Emma, Mark and Bertie Fisher)
4. MIDNIGHT MADONNA (2021 Vinyl Edit)
5. EMAIL AT THE CLIFFS OF MOHER (Radio Edit)
6. SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG (Radio Edit)
1. CASTLES MADE OF SAND
2. RETURN TO ME (Los Angeles Radio Edit)
3. TONIGHT IS WHAT IT MEANS TO BE YOUNG
4. IN THE GHETTO
5. THE ROCK AND ROLL (Still Burns In Me)
1. DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE GOT ('till It's Gone) (Radio Edit)
2. BUCK ROGERS
3. DANCE TO TIPPERARY (Traditional Mix)
4. WHAT KIND OF WORLD (Would This World Be) (2020 Radio Edit)
5. NEVER LET IT GO (2020 Radio Edit)
6. ALWAYS REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES (2021 Radio Edit)
Dance To Tipperary “20 FOR 20" Special Vinyl Edition is out now.
Available from all good record stores and online.