Exclusive Christmas show by the brilliant Robyn Hitchcock in the intimate setting of the St Pancras Old Church.
Born in London in 1953, Robyn Hitchcock has written & recorded over 500 songs, and played with many respected musicians including John Paul Jones, Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings, Peter Buck, Martin & Liza Carthy, Graham Coxon and Johnny Marr among others. Robyn describes his songs as 'paintings you can listen to'. His new album ‘Love from London’ celebrates life in a culture imperilled by economic and environmental collapse.
"A unique character in popular music" - The Line of Best Fit
Robyn Rowan Hitchcock is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. While primarily a vocalist and guitarist, he also plays harmonica, piano and bass guitar.
Coming to prominence in the late 1970s with The Soft Boys, Hitchcock afterward launched a prolific solo career. His musical and lyrical styles have been influenced by the likes of Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Syd Barrett. Hitchcock's lyrics tend to include surrealism, comedic elements, characterisations of English eccentrics, and melancholy depictions of everyday life.
He was signed to two major American labels over the course of the 1980s and '90s, but mainstream success has been limited. He has maintained a loyal cult following and has often earned strong critical reviews over a steady stream of album releases and live performances.
GENRE: Indie rock, Alternative rock, Jangle pop, Psychedelic folk