Tag: Sinead O’Connor

Sinead O’Connor rolling out first U.S. tour in six years with dates in early 2020

Sinead O’Connor rolling out first U.S. tour in six years with dates in early 2020

Sinead O’Connor — who launched a public reemergence last month with a stunning performance on Irish television — will follow up her fall Irish tour with concerts in the United States and Canada early next year, her first North American dates in six years. Full details and dates right here.

Sinead O’Connor stuns with performance of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ on Irish TV

Sinead O’Connor stuns with performance of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ on Irish TV

Sinead O’Connor is returning to the concert stage after a four-year hiatus with a short Irish tour this fall — and she made her public re-appearance last week with a stunning performance of “Nothing Compares 2 U” and The Pogues’ “Rainy Night in Soho” on Irish TV’s “The Late Late Show.” Watch both right here.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The world premiere of an iconic Sinead O’Connor video — 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The world premiere of an iconic Sinead O’Connor video — 1990

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this “120 X-Ray” segment on Sinead O’Connor that aired Jan. 28, 1990, and actually ends with host Dave Kendall introducing the world premiere of the soon-to-be-iconic video for the Prince-penned “Nothing Compares 2 U.”

New releases: Sinead O’Connor, Grant Hart documentary, John Foxx, Suzanne Vega

New releases: Sinead O’Connor, Grant Hart documentary, John Foxx, Suzanne Vega

This week’s new releases include new albums from Sinead O’Connor, Cocksure (Chris Connelly) and Stiff Little Fingers, box sets from John Foxx and Suzanne Vega and the documentary “Every Everything: The Music, Life and Times of Grant Hart.”

Sinead O’Connor announces 14-date ‘American Kindness’ tour this November

Sinead O’Connor announces 14-date ‘American Kindness’ tour this November

Sinead O’Connor will return to North America this fall for a 14-date tour in support of her 2012 album How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?, a trek she’s dubbing the “American Kindness” tour that will bring her to New York, California, Chicago and Ontario, Canada — with three-night stands in New York City and Chicago.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sinead O’Connor hangs out with host Kevin Seal — 1988

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sinead O’Connor hangs out with host Kevin Seal — 1988

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we once again return to 1988 for an appearance by Sinead O’Connor, who spends part of this episode of “120 Minutes” hanging out and chatting with ever-odd host Kevin Seal. The appearance comes after the release of her single “Mandinka.”

Glastonbury 2013: Nick Cave, Primal Scream, PiL, Tom Tom Club, Johnny Marr — and more

Glastonbury 2013: Nick Cave, Primal Scream, PiL, Tom Tom Club, Johnny Marr — and more

The lineup for this summer’s Glastonbury festival was announced today, and it’s an utter monstrosity, with headliners The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons joined by a seemingly endless list of bands, including Primal Scream, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Elvis Costello, Billy Bragg and more.

Milestones: Sinead O’Connor tore up pope’s photo on ‘SNL’ 20 years ago tonight

Milestones: Sinead O’Connor tore up pope’s photo on ‘SNL’ 20 years ago tonight

Exactly 20 years ago tonight, Sinead O’Connor largely derailed what had been a promising career when she appeared on “Saturday Night Live” and, in the most infamous of her many controversial acts, tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II while urging viewers to “fight the real enemy.”

New releases: Simple Minds, Dinosaur Jr, Sinead O’Connor, The Church’s Steve Kilbey

New releases: Simple Minds, Dinosaur Jr, Sinead O’Connor, The Church’s Steve Kilbey

This week’s new releases include a new Simple Minds box set that compiles each of the band’s first five albums, plus Dinosaur Jr’s new live DVD ‘In the Hands of Fans,’ a new studio record from Sinead O’Connor, and the second album from Isidore, featuring The Chruch’s Steve Kilbey.

The Week in Rock: Dec. 11-17, 2011

The Week in Rock: Dec. 11-17, 2011

This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines included items on Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, New Order, R.E.M., PiL, The Housemartins, Bob Mould, Sinead O’Connor, Peter Gabriel and the Minutemen, plus the third installment of our Rhino ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ Spotify playlist.

Sinead O’Connor announces ‘How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?’ — stream 2 tracks

Sinead O’Connor announces ‘How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?’ — stream 2 tracks

Sinead O’Connor today announced she will release ‘How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?’ — her ninth studio album and first in five years — in February, and has offered fans a taste by streaming two of the record’s tracks in advance of the release.

Vintage Video: Elvis Costello plays ‘Radio Radio’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1977

Vintage Video: Elvis Costello plays ‘Radio Radio’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1977

Thirty-three years ago tonight, Elvis Costello & The Attractions staged one of the more infamous stunts in ‘Saturday Night Live’ history, pulling the plug on their label-approved song ‘Less Than Zero’ less than 10 seconds in and instead ripping through ‘Radio Radio.’

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 12/5/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 12/5/10

Highlights of tonight’s ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave include a Swans song that’s not their cover of ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ (good thing, since the original made the playlist tonight), some choice Sinead O’Connor (‘Jerusalem’) and a dash of Fad Gadget (‘Collapsing New People’).

Milestones: Sinead O’Connor tore up pope’s photo on ‘SNL’ 18 years ago today

Milestones: Sinead O’Connor tore up pope’s photo on ‘SNL’ 18 years ago today

Eighteen years ago tonight, Sinead O’Connor largely derailed what had been a promising career when she appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ sang Bob Marley’s ‘War’ and tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II while urging viewers to ‘fight the real enemy.’ Watch the whole performance here.