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King Creosote

Sun 21 Apr 2013 | Doors open 8pm | £10 | Seated

king creosote

A prolific Fife-based indie/rock singer and songwriter (real name Kenny Anderson).

King Creosote’s enormous discography includes Queen Of Brush CountyAm 9, Bombshell and Diamond Mine (recorded with Jon Hopkins). The latter was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2011.

Read the Guardian’s five star review of King Creosote and Jon Hopkins here >>

‘His style is so intimate, low-key, but often surprisingly affecting songs that accrue a real emotional weight.’
BBC MUSIC

Support from Gummi Bako

Gummi Bako have been cranking up their outhouse rock with a wonkytonk foundation of country and gospel ever since the day they were born.

As long-standing members of the Fife’s Fence Collective, Gummi Bako have recorded with fellow Fencers Lone Pigeon, King Creosote and UNPOC, and Bako songs have been covered by King Creosote, James Yorkston and The Pictish Trail.

In the last year Gummi Bako have performed at Bestival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Pittenweem Arts Festival, Leith Festival, Spitz Festival of Folk, The Big Tent at Falkland Palace and of course Fence’s Home Game. Lock up your daughters, your sisters too, if you get in their way, they’re gonna rock ‘n’ roll over you!

 

VENUE: EXETER PHOENIX

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