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2022-09-16 The 4 of Us - Moat Theatre, Naas

The 4 of Us first appeared on my radar way back in 1989 when they had a string of hits with Drag My Bad Name Down, Washington Down and, of course, Mary, all from their debut album Songs for the Tempted.

In 1992 they released their follow up album, entitled Man Alive, which featured their first UK Top 40 entry, She Hits Me.

And then, well, their third album was scrapped, and things went quiet for the next 5 or 6 years returning with Classified Personal in 1999 and have gone on to release another 7 albums since then, most recently with 2015s Sugar Island.

Anyway, that's enough of the history lesson.  Last night they were in the Moat Theatre, Naas, so I obviously went along!

The set lasted two hours and, in those 2 hours, we were treated to a fantastic night of songs and the stories behind the songs giving a fascinating insight into Northern Ireland in the early 70s.

Post show, both Brendan and Declan stayed behind to meet, what seemed like, the whole audience, with selfies and autographs for all!

So yeah, that was it.  Two guys with two guitars for two hours and everyone went home happy!

On to the photos and video:

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