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Sweet Baboo brings his ‘Wild Imagination’ to The Lexington

In the run up to the release of new album ‘Wild Imagination’ and UK tour in June, Sweet Baboo has released the title track.

“I’m hoping that the sentiment of the song is pretty universal,” says the Welsh musician who performs at The Lexington on 15 June.  “As with a lot of this album, I wanted to convey the same sense of hope and joy I feel when I listen to Robert Wyatt or Arthur Russell singing.

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The Sundowners join Edgar Jones & The Joneses at The Lexington

The Sundowners and Edgar Jones & The Joneses are heading out on a national co-headlining tour in support of their upcoming albums on cult Liverpool label Skeleton Key Records.

They reach The Lexington on 1 May, with support from Cut Glass Kings. Tickets are available here

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Froth are ‘Outside (briefly)’ at The Lexington

As Froth prepare for the release of their new album ‘Outside (briefly)’ on 24 February, the Los Angeles band have announced their London return – and released the video for their latest single.

Singer/guitarist JooJoo Ashworth, drummer Cameron Allen, bassist Jeremy Katz, and guitarist Nick Ventura play The Lexington on 9 June as part of a UK tour that includes an appearance at The Great Escape.

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Mothers: Bullied by love

Mothers | The Lexington | 17 August

Photo credit: nestingbehavior.com/nashrood.com

“It’s not that sad,” smiles Kristine Leschper after opening Mothers’ set with what sounds very much like a sad song. “It’s really a love song.”

During the next hour, such unexpected revelations keep coming. Musically unpredictable, the band’s frequent and surprising time changes transform mood and intensity from one moment to the next, as Leschper’s unique voice, equally capable of defiance and fragility, keeps pace. Her lyrics too are at once intimate and empowered, their directness cutting through the complex arrangements.

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