Various Artists

The Best of Irish Pub Sing-Along Songs

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AllMusic Review by Gregory McIntosh

The music contained on The Best of Irish Pub Sing-Along Songs is almost comedic in that it is so far from creating the atmosphere of an Irish pub or making these drinking songs exciting or interesting to listen to. Any grit or boisterousness one would expect from Irish drinking songs is long gone from the performance, the cheesy keyboard that is thrown in to cover what would traditionally be an accordion is insipid, and the light, drifting Irish accent of the vocals can't possibly be authentic. Think Epcot Center: Ireland for this collection. For a more authentic feel, try something by the Pogues or the Dubliners.

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