Fiachna Ó Braonáin

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Fianchna O Braonain
Born (1965-11-27) 27 November 1965 (age 49)
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Associated acts Hothouse Flowers, Michelle Shocked

Fiachna Ó Braonáin (born 27 November 1965) plays the guitar and sings vocals with the Irish band Hothouse Flowers.[1] Born in Dublin, he received his school education at Scoil Lorcáin and Coláiste Eoin. The Hothouse Flowers were founded as a Dublin street-performance act called the Incomparable Benzini Brothers by Fiachna and his schoolmate Liam Ó Maonlaí.

Fiachna appears on a duet with Belinda Carlisle on her 2007 release Voila.

In September 2007 he released an album with his other band PreNup. Fellow musicians are Cait O'Riordan (Ex-Pogues) and Dave Clarke (Hothouse Flowers). In addition to that, Fiachna currently hosts "Poetic Champions", a radio show that airs on Today FM every Sunday night from 7-8pm with the program involving Irish musicians who discuss the various albums that had an influence on them and their careers.

Discography[edit]

with Hothouse Flowers[edit]

  • People - 1988 - UK No. 2
  • Home - 1990 - UK No. 5
  • Songs From the Rain - 1993 - UK No. 7
  • Born - 1998
  • Live - 1999
  • Hothouse Flowers: The Best Of - 2000
  • The Vaults: Volume 1 - 2003
  • Into Your Heart - 2004
  • Hothouse Flowers: The Platinum Collection - 2006

with PreNup[edit]

  • Hell to Pay - 2007

with Michelle Shocked[edit]

  • Artists Make Lousy Slaves - 1996

Guest appearance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Biography: Hothouse Flowers". AMG. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 

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