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BACK TO BASICS TOUR DOCUMENTARY
The ‘Back to Basics Tour’ documentary, created by CLIFFORD
CLIFFORD Productions, offers an authentic and genuine insight into the
world of an unsigned and independent musician creating and promoting
their material in Ireland. The documentary follows songsters Greg
Clifford, Barry Jay Hughes and Ian N. Brennan, as they take on a self-
funded and booked 17-show tour of the country over 3 weeks (Feb-
The tour aesthetic was one of grassroots DIY graft, with an emphasis
placed on pure, honest and stripped back acoustic performances.
Recognising and working sensibly within limitations and parameters
was key, as was 'bringing music back to its simplest form... bringing it
all back to basics'.
Filmmakers CLIFFORD CLIFFORD Productions embrace and embody
the tour aesthetic as they venture into the unknown and throw
themselves into the realm of possibility with their debut documentary.
Dave and Greg Clifford, father and son, team up to create an important
original film that not only documents new music and live performances
but also reveals humour and traits indigenous to the people of Ireland in
the various counties they visited. The documentary offers a true,
unfiltered representation of Ireland and a captures a snapshot in time of
Irish society within this cultural context.