A Life in Music (2021)
In her series, 'A Life in Music', in which she chats to Pennyblackmusic writers about how music has affected and influenced them, Cila Warncke speaks to our Irish writer Eoghan Lyng.
Former Microdisney and Fatima Mansions frontman Cathal Coughlan talks to Eoghan Lyng about his new project Telefis and album with Jackknife Lee, political history, musical history and more.
American singer-songwriter Don McLean speaks to Eoghan Lyng about the 50th Anniversary of his classic hit 'American Pie', his fascination with musical history and the surprising influences of several of his songs.
Singer-songwriter and keyboardist Paul Carrack talks to Eoghan Lyng about working with Eric Clapton, Squeeze and Mike + The Mechanics and his impressive new solo album, 'One On One'.
Belgium post-punk band Whispering Sons talk to Eoghan Lyng about their critically acclaimed second album 'Several Others' and forthcoming British tour.
Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Walter Egan and 70’s groupie and writer Pamela Des Barres talk to Eoghan Lyng about their friendship, and his new album ‘fascination’ for which she was the inspiration and muse.
Eoghan Lyng speaks to Damned guitarist Captain Sensible about 'Get Back Into The World', his second album with his project Sensible Gray Cells, and the reformation of the original line-up of the Damned next year.
Eoghan Lyng talks to influential guitarist Steve Hunter about his new EP 'Covered With Love' and his work with Alice Cooper, Peter Gabriel and Lou Reed.
Singer-songwriter Andrew Roachford talks to Eoghan Lyng about his new album, 'Twice in a Lifetime'.
All Things Must Pass
In the second of two articles Eoghan Lyng finds that George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ “is the most thoughtful and fully-realised" of all The Beatles' solo debut albums.
Eoghan Lyng reflects on Irish singer-songwriter David Gray's groundbreaking fourth album 'White Ladder', which has just been re-released in a remastered 20th Anniversary edition.
In the 1970's
George Harrison surpassed expectations as a songwriter after initially being regarded as "the quiet Beatle". In her 'Raging Pages' book column Lisa Torem discovers that Eoghan Lyng's new book explores many facets of the British songwriter's career.
Ten Songs That Made Me Love....
Eoghan Lyng selects ten favourites from Dublin pioneers The Boomtown Rats, moving from punk into New Wave, Eighties pop and the recent comeback album
The Image That Made Me Weep
In 'The Image That Made You Weep', in which our writers write of the personal impact of a photo or image on them, Eoghan Lyng writes of a photo taken at Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach's wedding in 1981.
Every Album, Every Song
In her 'Raging Pages' book column Lisa Torem examines a comprehensive volume about the work of Irish rockers U2 recently penned by Pennyblackmusic writer Eoghan Lyng
Ten Songs That Made Me Love
Eoghan Lyng selects tracks by punk legends The Clash for this month’s edition of 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Following the band’s progress, the cuts chart the outfit’s progress from London upstarts to their incorporation of many of the musical trends that came to define the 1980s.