- Bagatelle (band)
Bagatelle are an Irish rock band who have been playing since the early 1970s. The band's career started in August 1978 and saw the band playing at full steam in the United States and Canada, England and Ireland, earning several gold and platinum albums and singles along the way.
The band produced several hits throughout the years such as "Summer in Dublin", "Second Violin", "Love is the Reason" and "Leeson Street Lady". "Summer in Dublin" was a classic overnight success when it was first released in 1978, and captured the heart of the nation. It was followed by a string of hits which have earned Bagatelle a historic place in Irish rock alongside
U2, Thin Lizzy, The Cranberriesand Van Morrison. Bonohimself has commented on the impact that Bagatelle had on U2 in the early days of their career.
Bagatelle has shared stages with artists such as
Bob Marley, Don McLean, Jose Felicianoand many, many more. They have had albums produced by Phil Coulterand the late great Gus Dudgeon, who produced for David Bowieand Elton John. They also appeared on the now famous "Self Aid" concert in the mid-1980s with U2and Van Morrison, as well as performing to sell- out concerts of their own in the RDS, Dublin.
When the original Bagatelle got together to re-form the band in 1992,
Polygram(now Universal), their record label, decided to release "The Best of Bagatelle and Liam Reilly", and followed this with Bagatelle Gold.
Incorporating a melodic rock sound with a strong lyric content, Bagatelle have captured a slice of classic rock history which still appeals to the ever expanding army of fans, new and old.
The band continues to attract large audiences at live performances.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Bagatelle (disambiguation) — Bagatelle may refer to:* Bagatelle, a table game and the predecessor of the pinball machine * Bagatelle (band), an Irish rock band * Bagatelle (music), a musical form * Bagatelle (opera), an opéra comique by Offenbach * Bagatelle (literary… … Wikipedia
Willie Alexander and the Boom Boom Band — Willie Alexander Willie Loco Alexander (né le 13 janvier 1943 à Philadelphie, en Pennsylvanie) est un chanteur et clavieriste américain. Il joua dans plusieurs groupes, dont The Lost, The Bagatelle, et The Grass Menagerie, avant de devenir un… … Wikipédia en Français
Mud (band) — Mud Origin London, England Genres Glam rock Years active 1968–1990 Labels RAK Records Private Stock Records … Wikipedia
button — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, anchor, armory, articulate, badge, badge of office, badges, bagatelle, band, bandage, bang, bantam, banty, bar, barrette, barricade, baton, batten, batten down, bauble,… … Moby Thesaurus
List of compositions by Ludwig van Beethoven — The musical works of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) are listed below. Two overlapping lists of Beethoven s works are presented here. The first is a listing of his most well known works classified by genre. The second is a larger list of works,… … Wikipedia
Pinball — covered case called a pinball machine. The primary objective of the game is to score as many points as possible. Secondary objectives are to maximize the time spent playing (by earning extra balls and keeping the ball in play as long as possible) … Wikipedia
Willie Alexander — Willie Loco Alexander (né le 13 janvier 1943 à Philadelphie, en Pennsylvanie) est un chanteur et clavieriste américain. Il joua dans plusieurs groupes, dont The Lost, The Bagatelle, et The Grass Menagerie, avant de devenir un membre de The Velvet … Wikipédia en Français
Willie Loco Alexander — Willie Alexander Willie Loco Alexander (né le 13 janvier 1943 à Philadelphie, en Pennsylvanie) est un chanteur et clavieriste américain. Il joua dans plusieurs groupes, dont The Lost, The Bagatelle, et The Grass Menagerie, avant de devenir un… … Wikipédia en Français
Willie Alexander — For the football player of the same name see Willie Alexander (football player). Willie Loco Alexander (born 13 January 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American singer and keyboard player based in Gloucester, Massachusetts.He played… … Wikipedia
Jean François de Guise — (* 15. Mai 1970 in Lothringen) ist ein französischer Komponist, Dirigent, Trompeter und Organist. Seine Musik nimmt eine besondere Stellung in der Neuen Musik ein, da de Guise mit eigenem Klangverständnis sowie mit einer eigenen rhythmischen und… … Deutsch Wikipedia