The End of History (album)

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The End of History
The End Of History.jpg
Studio album by Fionn Regan
Released 7 August 2006 (2006-08-07)
Recorded 2005 (2005)–2006 (2006)
Genre Folk
Length 49:41
Label Bella Union (UK)
Lost Highway (US)
Producer Fionn Regan
Fionn Regan chronology
The End of History
(2006)
The Shadow of an Empire
(2010)
Singles from The End of History
  1. "Be Good or Be Gone"
    Released: 5 February 2006

The End of History is the debut studio album by the Irish folk musician Fionn Regan, released on 7 August 2006 on Bella Union. The album was nominated for the 2007 Mercury Prize, and was also named Best Irish Album of 2006 by the Irish Independent.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Fionn Regan.

No. Title Length
1. "Be Good or Be Gone" 3:20
2. "The Underwood Typewriter" 3:03
3. "Hunters Map" 3:39
4. "Hey Rabbit" 3:33
5. "Black Water Child" 3:00
6. "Put a Penny in the Slot" 4:02
7. "The Cowshed" 3:32
8. "Snowy Atlas Mountains" 4:14
9. "Noah (Ghost in a Sheet)" 3:40
10. "The End of History" 4:39
11. "Abacus" 2:36
12. "Bunker or Basement" 6:26
13. "Campaign Button" (hidden track) 3:11
Total length: 49:41
iTunes[5] bonus track
No. Title Length
14. "Anglers Curse" 3:54
Total length: 53:35

Personnel[edit]

All personnel credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[6]

Performer
Additional musicians
  • Jamie Morrison – drums (3, 5, 7), vibrations (2)
  • Louis Vause – piano (12)
  • Laura Murphy – backing vocals (5)
  • Anna Phoebe – violin (8, 9)
  • Oli – cello, violin (2)
Technical personnel

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Irish Albums Chart[7] 29
Chart (2007) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[8] 123

References[edit]