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Vinny Peculiar tickets

Naked Lunch Cafe in Liverpool

Saturday 21st April 2018

7:00pm til 11:00pm (last entry 9:00pm)

Minimum Age: 18

Vinny Peculiar brings his brand of autobiographical pop to Naked Lunch as part of his critically acclaimed album last year 'Silver Meadows'

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Vinny Peculiar on Saturday 21st April 2018

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Singer-Songwriter and Poet Vinny Peculiar [aka Alan Wilkes] grew up in Worcestershire where he trained as a nurse before signing to Manchester cult label Ugly Man records [former home to Elbow]; he’s since put out twelve albums of literate autobiographical pop music over a twenty-year career and has regularly toured band, solo and duo shows.

He has been variously described as – ‘an under sung national treasure’ [UNCUT Magazine 2014] – ‘a warm hearted Morrissey’ [Q Magazine 2014] and ‘the missing link between Jarvis Cocker and Roger McGough’ [Irish Times 2015].

Past work associations include Bill Drummond [KLF], Luke Haines and Jah Wobble and his various bands have included ex members of The Smiths, OASIS, Aztec Camera & The Fall He’s also written and recorded as ParlourFlames, the band he formed in 2013 with ex OASIS rhythm guitarist Bonehead.

Current ‘concept’ album Silver Meadows is set in a 1980s long stay psychiatric hospital, it’s also in development as a musical stage play.

Part Pulp, part Kinks, and very much part Peculiar, this is observational, punk-tinged songwriting at its best. HOT PRESS ****

Vinny Peculiar songs make you laugh and cry and think all at the same time…TOM ROBINSON BBC 6Music

‘A well-measured introduction to an under sung national treasure’ UNCUT MAGAZINE

Wildly witty with abject sadness and pathos in swathes, like a warm hearted Morrissey no less’ INDEPENDENT

‘The missing link between Jarvis Cocker and poet Roger McGough and some of the wittiest lyrics this side of Wreckless Eric’ IRISH TIMES

‘A strange brave captivating album, matched by fascination, dark humor and warmth’ DAILY MIRROR

This fifteen-track album from the Salford based singer songwriter is frankly, unmissable. A real joy. AMERICANA- UK

Crashing poppily through Vinnys world of nostalgia and insight every song stuffed to the gills with melody and eccentricity, clever, funny and wonderfully weird’ R2 MAGAZINE

‘If Tony Hancock had made pop records they’d have sounded like this’ Q MAGAZINE

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Alternative, Pop

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