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Milk Carton Kids: You took the words right outta my mouth

The Milk Carton Kids | Union Chapel | 22 January 2016

The Milk Carton Kids aren’t what you’d call, in the traditional sense, a triple threat. Sure, they can certainly sing, their two voices harmonising angelically around a single microphone. But instead of excelling at acting and dance, they’re phenomenal musicians. And stand-up comics.

They intersperse immaculately crafted, poetically literate songs of heartache, longing, and “the clouds moving over Pontiac skies” with laugh out loud stories of dog-perpetrated gun violence and life on the road. And instead of diluting the audience’s reverence for their music, the duo’s dry, self-deprecating humour only highlights the beauty of their songs.

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Turin Brakes bring ‘Lost Property’ to Union Chapel

Turin Brakes are back on the road next year in support of their forthcoming new album, ‘Lost Property’, due on 29 January 2016.

Olly Knights, Gale Paridjanian, Rob Allum, and Eddie Myer play London’s Union Chapel on 20 February as part of the extensive 21-date UK tour that also includes stops in cities like Leeds, Manchester, and Edinburgh.

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