Tony Was an Ex-Con

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Tony Was an Ex-Con
Studio album by The Coronas
Released 25 September 2009 (2009-09-25)
Genre Indie rock, Pop rock
Label 3ú Records
The Coronas chronology
Heroes or Ghosts
(2007) Heroes or Ghosts2007
Tony Was An Ex-Con
(2009)
Closer to You
(2011) Closer to You2011

Tony Was An Ex-Con is the second studio album released by the Irish indie act The Coronas, released 25 September 2009 by 3ú Records. A version of "Listen Dear" in Irish was also released, entitled "Éist a Ghrá".

Album collection of recorded music, words, sounds

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The Coronas band

The Coronas are an Irish rock band that originated in Dublin. They release their music through their own independent record label, 3ú Records, and are based between Dublin and London. They have released five studio albums, Heroes or Ghosts (2007), Tony Was an Ex-Con (2009), Closer to You (2011) The Long Way (2014) & Trust The Wire (2017)

Track listing

  1. "Won't Leave You Alone" - 3:54
  2. "Far From Here" - 4:14
  3. "Someone Else's Hands" - 4:26
  4. "Listen Dear" - 3:31
  5. "This Is Not A Test" - 4:11
  6. "Warm" - 3:53
  7. "Tony Was An Ex-Con" - 3:09
  8. "Point Me Towards The Sky" - 3:00
  9. "Sandy" - 2:47
  10. "Faith In Fate" - 4:34
  11. "All The Luck In The World" - 4:13


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