Paul Linehan, from Cork, is the singer and bass player of The Frank & Walters. On Friday, May 10, the band headline the entertainment at the Barry Group Race & Taste Festival which takes place at Cork Racecourse Mallow on May 10 and 11.
Martin Phillips wasn’t sure he wanted to come back. It’s 15 years since his band, the Chills, toured Europe. He worried whether anyone still cared — if the 40-hour flight from his home in Dunedin, New Zealand, was worth the inconvenience and expense.
PETER HOOK emits a blokey chuckle. "Ian Curtis had very big shoes to fill," says the former Joy Division and New Order bassist. "Bernard Sumner’s shoes aren’t that big actually — about the same size as mine. So that worked out okay."