Duotone + Jess Hall + The Total Eclipse of the Sun + More!!!
Friday 4th March 2016
The Firestation Art Centre, The Old Court, St. Leonards Rd, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3B
Doors: 7.30 pm
“Being silent isn’t being strong.”
An evening of melodic, acoustic live music to raise awareness of the Thames Valley CALMzone and the issue of male suicide.
Duotone – duotonemusic.com
With his mesmerising solo performances, which move seamlessly between riotous energy and heartfelt intimacy, it’s easy to see why Duotone has a rapidly growing fan base. Duotone is the alias of songwriter, Barney Morse-Brown, cellist with multi-platinum artist, Birdy and BBC Folk Award winners the Imagined Village, Chris Wood, Eliza Carthy and Jackie Oates.
Duotone’s new album ‘Let’s Get Low’, written at home on his narrowboat, reveals a songwriter who is unafraid to explore real-life experiences that are often hidden from view. His debut album ‘Work Harder & One Day You’ll Find Her’ (2009) and critically acclaimed second LP ‘Ropes’ (2011) saw Duotone navigating his way through a personal loss.
“I am really glad to be involved with CALM and this night. Suicide is the biggest single killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK, and 76% of all suicides in the UK are male. The Thames Valley has recently become a CALMzone to raise awareness and tackle this urgent issue and I hope we can make a real difference.”
Jess Hall – jesshallsongs.co.uk
Jess Hall grew up near the coastline of North Devon and started writing songs about the quirks of love and life. Since moving to landlocked Oxford she has established herself with her simple stunning clarity of voice and images of coastal love and loss.
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