Almost three years after I first bought the ticket, I’m going to see Nada Surf at The Button Factory, Dublin tomorrow night. It must surely be one of the final gigs in the the city that was going to be pushed back indefinitely, refunds avoided at all costs, until the band’s scheduled and Covid restrictions aligned. To celebrate this once-unfathomable milestone, here’s the Spotify playlist I made ahead of the original date. It remains a clinic in ‘90s alternative rock, power-pop, and Farrelly Brothers’ Americana. On the link below.