Robyn Hitchcock

Tue. Jan 28, 2020 at 8:00pm GMT
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SELECTIVE MEMORY PRESENTS


Robyn Hitchcock


WHELAN’S, DUBLIN


TUESDAY 28TH JANUARY 2020 at 8PM


Robyn Hitchcock will perform live on Tuesday 28th January in Whelan’s of Dublin.


Tickets for Robyn Hitchcock cost EU15.00 and will go on sale at 9am Friday 6th November from www.selectivememory.ie


"A gifted melodist, Hitchcock nests engaging lyrics in some of the most bracing, rainbow-hued pop this side of Revolver. He wrests inspiration not from ordinary life but from extraordinary imaginings..." - Rolling Stone


Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration).


Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as well as starred in ‘Storefront Hitchcock’ an in concert film recorded in New York and directed by Jonathan Demme. 


Blending folk and psychedelia with a wry British nihilism, Robyn describes his songs as ‘paintings you can listen to’. His most recent album is self-titled and marks his 21st release as a solo artist. Out on April 21 2017, the album is produced by Brendan Benson (The Raconteurs). Hitchcock describes it as a "ecstatic work of negativity with nary a dreary groove." 


Praise for Robyn Hitchcock:


"These 10 gems slither, rock, roll, glide and shapeshift, coalescing around Hitchcock’s typically anxious, strained but striking and immediately identifiable vocals." - American Songwriter


"Beloved of everyone from Led Zeppelin to REM, Hitchcock has only enhanced his status with this wonderful outing." - Hot Press


"Witty, moving and seriously catchy, Robyn Hitchcock is a glorious return for a man who wasn’t really gone in the first place." - Paste Magazine


 


Upcoming Selective Memory Events:


20 November: Rozi Plain, The Workman’s Club


27 November: Steve Mason - Whelan’s


29 November: Mount Alaska - Fumbally Stables


17 December: Mark Lanegan Band - Button Factory


28 January: Robyn Hitchcock - Whelan's


16 February: Kindness - Whelan’s


3 May: Bon Iver - 3Arena


23 May: Sun Kil Moon - Liberty Hall Theatre

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