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Rock & Pop

Friday 13
February 2009
8pm

£15 Door
£13.50 Advance

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ROBYN HITCHCOCK AND HIS FRIENDS

Singer songwriter Robyn Hitchcock's lyrics include surrealism, comedic songs, characterizations of English eccentrics and melancholy depictions of everyday life. As the frontman of Cambridge's brilliantly awkward Soft Boys, he unleashed a stream of psychedelic consciousness into a punk-rock world; as a solo artist fascinated by love, death and all the hatching creatures of the planet, he was the toast of America's Eighties college rock underground; and in recent years, he has worked with alt-country heroine Gillian Welch and, on the tremendous Ole! Tarantula (2006), his backing band the Venus Three, consisting of REM's Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey and Bill Rieflin.