King Creosote – 9 March

Date/Time
Friday 09 March 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Dihaoine, 9 Am Màrt 2018

The Standing on Steptoes tour with Hamish Hawk

King Creosote, one of our most beloved voices, returns for a 13 night solo Scottish tour with support from Hamish Hawk.
Kenny Anderson has become of Scotland’s most acclaimed and prolific, singer-songwriters: a squeezebox Casanova with a cosmic wordplay fetish, whose voice leaves gentle devastation in its wake. He was short-listed for 2011’s Mercury Prize thanks to Diamond Mine, his sublime collaboration with Jon Hopkins.
If you build a fence then you have to treat it, as any DIY buff will tell you. You have to make it durable; to help it help us weather storms. Fife’s Kenny Anderson realised this when forming micro-label, Fence, in 1994 – and so he treated it, then treated us, with an alt-pop alter-ego: King Creosote.
Other key LPs in the KC canon include Kenny and Beth’s Musakal Boat Rides (2003), Rocket DIY (2005), KC Rules OK (2005) Bombshell (2007), Flick the Vs (2009) and his live-only album, My Nth Bit of Strange.
In 2014, Anderson completed his first-ever film soundtrack for From Scotland With Love. The film weaves Scottish archive film footage with KC compositions. Creatively King Creosote continues to thrive and the Domino Recording Co released Kenny’s latest album – Astronaut Meets Appleman in September of 2016.

All tickets £15. Reserve your place below and pay at the door.


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2. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, An Talla Mòr

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