Saturday February 29, 2020

Unsung hero: Mic Christopher

18 years after his tragic death in a freak accident, the life and times of singer-songwriter Mic Christopher are captured in a new biopic

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
7th July, 2019
Mic Christopher: ‘He knew what he was going to do. He started his first band at 15’ PIc: VojtechVlk.com

Sometimes an idea is so blindingly obvious, you can’t believe in retrospect that nobody had ever thought of it before. Such is the case for a documentary about Mic Christopher, the Irish singer-songwriter who tragically passed away in 2001 at the age of 32, having slipped down a flight of stairs while on tour abroad with the Waterboys.

Christopher was a rare talent; the comparisons that spring to mind include figures like Jeff Buckley and...

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