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Mercury Rev celebrates the 20th anniversary of their fragile opus ‘Deserter’s Songs’ with a series of intimate, acoustic evenings featuring many of the stories and songs surrounding the heartbreaking 1998 classic album. Performed in the ‘whisper and strum’ way they were originally written, this promises to be an extraordinary glimpse into the forces that nearly destroyed a band and the strange events leading up to a most unexpected return.
Acoustic Guitar/ Electric Guitar/ Keyboard
“Aching pop-soul bathed in the nostalgic warmth of another era… [with] imprints of Dusty Springfield or Carol King…” – Uncut Named Rolling Stones
“Top 10 Artists to Watch” for her now classic debut, Neptune City, Nicole Atkins has appeared on numerous late night TV shows, including “The Late Show with David Letterman”, “Conan”, and “Later… with Jools Holland”, and featured in media outlets ranging from the New York Times to Time magazine.
She has toured throughout the US and Europe, both headlining and also touring with The Black Keys, Mavis Staples, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Primal Scream, Chris Isaak, JD McPherson, the Avett Brothers and many more. Nicole Atkins fourth studio album, GOODNIGHT RHONDA LEE, was released July 21, 2017 on Single Lock Records. The album, a vintage soul collection inspired legendary artists like Dusty Springfield, Candi Staton, Roy Orbison and Janis Joplin, was produced by Niles City Sound (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes).
Nicole Atkins website