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Nightingales & Near Jazz Experience + Stewart Lee

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The Nightingales

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The Nightingales was formed by a few members of The Prefects following that band’s demise in 1979.

Described in John Robb’s definitive book on post punk (“Death To Trad Rock”) as “The misfits’ misfits” and comprising an ever fluctuating line up, based around lyricist/singer Robert Lloyd, the Nightingales enjoyed cult status in the early ’80’s as darlings of the credible music scene and were championed by John Peel, who said of them – “Their performances will serve to confirm their excellence when we are far enough distanced from the 1980’s to look at the period rationally and other, infinitely better known, bands stand revealed as charlatans”.

In the late Eighties the Nightingales stopped working but, following the occasional gig between times, they re-grouped in 2004.

Until recently the Nightingales made one record for a label and then moved on. They continue to operate with no manager, booking agent, publisher, et al. They work equally well with pop musicians, rock n rollers and the avant garde. Independent, maverick, diligent, daft, blah blah.

The band’s latest releases for their new mates at Tiny Global Productions, are a six track 10” mini album “Become Not Becoming” (2017) and a 7” 45 collaboration with the great Vic Godard in May 2018 – “Commercial Suicide Man”.

Later in the year a new album, titled “Perish The Thought”, will be released with an extensive UK/Euro tour to coincide.

plus SUPPORT

from Near Jazz Experience [feat Terry Edwards!]
and STEWART LEE who'll perform his 1980s club set! [20 mins]

MOTH CLUB, LONDON - 03 OCT 2018
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Earlier Event: October 1
King Dude
Later Event: October 5
Dancing In The Dark (80s Night)