Birds of Chicago at The Borderline

Bandsintown uploaded this event on April 2, 2019

Where

The Borderline
Orange Yard Manette Street, W1D 4JB
London
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When

Wed, October 23, 2019
19:00

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Birds of Chicago

multi-instrumentalist

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DHP Presents
Birds of Chicago
Wed Oct 23 2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Borderline London
£16.50
Under 16s with an adult
Birds of Chicago seduce us with their joyous, intimate, spare, rousing, soaring vocals and their hauntingly evocative lyrics.” No Depression.

Birds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world.

Critics have scrambled to find the right terminology to describe the deep lyricism, gut-punch singing and fevered musicality….“Secular gospel” was one phrase that caught some traction. That fervour is evident in their latest album, Love and Wartime as well: “Roll Away the heavy stone/roll away the heavy hours/roll on in the summer moon/who’s alive who’s alive who’s alive? “ The invitation is joyous, but urgent … call it “secular gospel,” or call it what they used to call poetry intoned over roots music mash-ups: rock n roll. The Birds consider themselves a rock and roll band first and foremost....

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