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Chris de Burgh’s Red Mist Over Irish Times Concert Review

7231129CHRIS de Burgh, has followed the work of Alain de Botton by responding to an unfavourable review in print.

De Botton’s words followed a poor review of de Botton’s book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, by Caleb Crain in The New York Times. He wrote thus:

I will hate you till the day I die and wish you nothing but ill will in every career move you make. I will be watching with interest and schadenfreude.”

Perhaps if De Botton’s work were as interesting as his missives it’d be a hit? No another ‘De’ is at, as Chris de Burgh, a man who rhymed “dance” with “romance” and “chance” reacts to Peter Crawley’s review of one of his concerts in the Irish Times.

“A small man appears in suit trousers and a white shirt, giving a little wave, like a businessman happy to have finished a long day of conference calls.”

Dear Mr Crawley,

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Posted: 12th, September 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment