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RIP: Dublin poet & Burnt Out musician Paul Curran

RIP: Dublin poet & Burnt Out musician Paul Curran


Paul Curran, a poet from Coolock and the songwriter and vocalist from the Dublin band Burnt Out sadly passed away earlier this month at a young age.

The Youth Still Own The Art

Curran had made a name for himself in recent years, both for his poetry and for Burnt Out, a music and multimedia project that explored working class identity. It’s a project which encapsulated grim realities through cathartic music but also brought some beautiful elements to working class vistas with subtle but fantastical special effects as seen in the video.

Burnt Out - Dear James

Those who made tributes included Dublin rapper Kojaque, grime star Skepta and Dublin poet Stephen James Smith.

RIP Paul Curran.

KOJAQUE - White Noise

Here’s his collection of spoken word and poetry:

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