Books - Review

The CommitmentsA group of youths in fictional Barrytown, a deprived Dublin suburb start a soul band. Managed by music fanatic Jimmy Rabbitte the group quickly grows, works hard and to nearly everyone's surprise start to sound pretty good. Gigs, growing support and a potential recording contract follow, but on the cusp of success can the group survive the male in-fighting over the attractive backing singers?
by Roddy Doyle
Score: 8
Published: 1987
Read: June 17th 2020


John said

Excellent, funny story, great characters, and all very believable, except possibly Joey 'The Lips' Fagan. Must watch the movie...

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