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  19.2.05
The Broken Family band...

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THE BROKEN FAMILY BAND + LIONSHARE + ADAM KILLIP + DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON

The Fenton
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds

Admission 5


The Broken Family Band
'That the tumbleweed-strewn streets of Cambridge have thrown up a gem of the calibre of The Broken Family Band is a joyous surprise. They're four whiskey-sodden, flannel-wearing, sensitive types who shit for breakfast the kind of ragged alt.country that makes the output of Will Oldham so invigorating.' - NME

www.thebrokenfamilyband.com


Lionshare
'With all the stately dolorousness of early Leonard Cohen, they combine guitar, cello, and melancholy with strong, quiet hands. Its beautiful, mood-swung, post-psych folk'. - The Wire

www.lionshare.org.uk

Adam John Killip & The Tailors
'.....if Adam John Killip and his Rusty String Breakers are any sign, then good ol' tin shack rattlin', hoedown scarin' country-punk is alive and well in the Leeds suburbs. Their '80% Proof' (Blind Bear) tells of the consequences of taking advantage of Leeds' many happy hours: "Two for one is my only excuse / for drinking 80% proof". Let that be a warning kids.' - Leeds Guide

David Thomas Broughton
'
...layers of banshee-esque vocals, looped on a delay pedal, constantly adding and expanding. For a while he is hypnotic, and for a while his gentle lament makes every cigarette smell like incense.. ' - Leeds Music Scene

www.birdwar.com