Intermission – EMI

Wanna hear Colin Farrell sing "I Fought The Law"? Now's your chance. How exciting! And... he's Shane MacGowan. I'm not having it. Colin, you sound like a Kilburn High Road dosser and your attempt to be a rock god has lasted 34 seconds with me, most of which were the (admittedly exhilarating) guitar intro. The law won. This is all very Oirish (the film's set in Dublin), so as well as U2's "Out Of Control" there's The Thrills' "One Horse Town" and something drippy by Clannad.

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Wanna hear Colin Farrell sing “I Fought The Law”? Now’s your chance. How exciting! And… he’s Shane MacGowan. I’m not having it. Colin, you sound like a Kilburn High Road dosser and your attempt to be a rock god has lasted 34 seconds with me, most of which were the (admittedly exhilarating) guitar intro. The law won. This is all very Oirish (the film’s set in Dublin), so as well as U2’s “Out Of Control” there’s The Thrills’ “One Horse Town” and something drippy by Clannad. Balance is provided by Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ “Scooby Snacks”, Ron Sexsmith, and the now-rubbish Turin Brakes. Most of which is okay, but Colin’s comical narcissism dominates duffly.

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