The 405 meets Dan Mangan [405 TV Interview]
We caught up with Dan Mangan to talk about the evolution of his band, the latest record (Oh Fortune) and his passion towards its creation, the joys of travelling the world, seizing opportunities, his writing style. being on the road and meeting new people.
We also give you a few glimpses of the Dan Mangan live experience, which is just as beautiful live than it is on record.
The interview was recorded/edited by George and Louise Nindi. Dan Mangan releases his new single, 'Rows Of Houses' on March 19th.
- 27th: Brighton, The Hope
- 28th: Manchester, Castle
- 29th: Glasgow, Stereo
- 1st: Newcastle, Cluny 2
- 2nd: Bristol, Louisiana
- 3rd: London, Bush Hall
- 4th: Oxford, Jericho Tavern
- 5th: Leeds, Holy Trinity Church
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