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The Coronas - Tony Was An Ex-Con
The Coronas - Tony Was An Ex-Con
Performer: The Coronas
Title: Tony Was An Ex-Con
Label: 3ú Records
Country: Ireland
Released: 2009
Style: Indie Rock
Cat: TUCD 16
Rating: 4.6/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1444 mb | MP3 size: 2621 mb | WMA size: 2577 mb
Genre: Rock

1Someone Else's Hands
Music By – O'Reilly
2Tony Was An Ex-Con
Music By – O'Reilly, McPhillips
3All The Luck In The World
Music By – Egan, O'Reilly, McPhillips, Knox
4Far From Here
Music By – O'Reilly, McPhillips
Music By – McPhillips
6Listen Dear
Music By – O'Reilly
7Won't Leave You Alone
Music By – Egan, O'Reilly, McPhillips, Knox
Music By – O'Reilly
9Faith In Fate
Music By – O'Reilly
10This Is Not A Test
Music By – Danny O'Reilly
11Point Me Towards The Sky
Music By – Egan, O'Reilly, McPhillips, Knox


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
TUCD 16The Coronas Tony Was An Ex-Con ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, Box)3ú RecordsTUCD 16Ireland2009


  • Arranged By [Strings]James Hallawell
  • BassGraham Knox , Lucy Hare
  • CelloAdrian Bradbury, Nick Cooper
  • ContractorKatie Wilkinson
  • DrumsConor Egan
  • Engineer [Assistant]Tom Joyce
  • Engineer [Strings]Richard Cooper
  • HornsJames Hallawell
  • Lead Guitar, VocalsDave McPhillips
  • Music ByThe Coronas
  • Photography ByDara Munnis, Jim Lawless
  • Producer, Mixed By, Mastered ByJohn Cornfield
  • Sleeve, LayoutAoife McCormick
  • StringsBritish Grove Orchestra
  • ViolaDonald McVay, Rusen Gunes
  • Violin [First]Jackie Share, Jonathan Evans-Jones, Patrick Kiernan
  • Violin [Second]Oliver Lewis, Simon Fischer, Thomas Kemp
  • Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Organ [Hammond]Danny O'Reilly


  • Barcode: 5 099343 343160
  • Matrix / Runout: TONY WAS AN EX CON TUCD 16
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI W999
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): none


  • Distributed By – Dolphin Traders Ltd.
  • Produced At – Sawmills Studio
  • Mixed At – Sawmills Studio
  • Mastered At – Sawmills Studio
  • Published By – Little Rox Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – 3ú Records
  • Copyright (c) – 3ú Records


Tony Was an Ex-Con is The Coronas second studio album. It was released in Ireland on 25 September 2009. The album was recorded in the Sawmills Residential Studios in Cornwall, England, and was produced by John Cornfield. From the album, the band released the single Listen Dear, which peaked at 16 in the Irish Singles Chart and was also translated to Irish for the Irish language album Ceol. They later went on to release Far from Here, Someone Else's Hands and Won't Leave You Alone. After the release of Tony Was an Ex-Con, The Coronas made their television debut on RTÉ's Late Late Show on 18 September 2009. 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. Won't Leave You Alone - 3:54. Far From Here - 4:14. Someone Else's Hands - 4:26. Listen Dear - 3:31. This Is Not A Test - 4:11. Warm - 3:53. Tony Was An Ex-Con - 3:09. Point Me Towards The Sky - 3:00. Sandy - 2:47. Faith In Fate - 4:34. Album 2009 11 Songs. Tony Was an Ex-Con The Coronas. Tony Was an Ex-Con. Point Me Toward the Sky. Faith In Fate. Your Rating. Overview . Danny and Dave discuss the making of The Coronas' second album, Tony was an the Italian dance act Corona re-emerged, the band changed their name again, to 'The Coronas'. The band's debut album, Heroes or Ghosts, was released on the 5th of October 2007, debuting at no. 21 in the Irish album charts. The band has appeared on RTE's The Cafe, TV3's event guide, Channel 6's Popscene and numerous radio shows. The band read more. The band originally formed when the members were just 15 and students at Terenure College. The band was initially known as 'Kiros', but changed its name and line-up three years la read more. The band ori. Track listing. Tony Was An Ex-con. Chart Stats. Its not possible to enter the url of a release group. The Coronas. Released September 25, 2009. Tony Was an Ex-Con Tracklist. Won't leave you alone Lyrics. Won't Leave You Alone, 03:52. Far From Here, 04:16