Robyn Hitchcock Tickets
Robyn Hitchcock is one of the most enduring contemporary songwriters and singers from England. He is also well known for his live performances. Despite being branded as quirky or eccentric for a long time in his career, Robyn has sustained to build up his whimsical repertoire, expand his loyal audience and deepen his ingenious catalog. He is one of the father figures of alternative rock and must be heard live. So, grab your Robyn Hitchcock tickets and make your move to watch him set the stage on fire.
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Latest Robyn Hitchcock Events
- Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift, Stoughton Opera House tickets for 11/18 07:30 PM Stoughton Opera House
- Fri Nov 18 2016
- Robyn Hitchcock, New York City Winery tickets for 11/19 07:00 PM New York City Winery
- Sat Nov 19 2016
Robyn Hitchcock began his career in Cambridge as a folkie and was compared to other British folk-rock singers such as the Incredible String Band and Roy Harper, mainly because of Robyn’s loopy singing style and acoustic guitar. The rock voice of Robyn bears shades of Syd Barrett and John Lennon and his lyrical and musical styles have been highly influenced by great artists like Bob Dylan. His lyrics include comedic elements, surrealism, every day life’s melancholy depictions and English eccentrics’ characterizations. Robyn was a part of a punk music group called the Soft Boys. He soon left the band and started off as a solo artist releasing "Black Snake Diamond Role" in 1981. Robyn came up with his second album "Groovy Decay" in 1982 and "I Often Dream of Trains" in 1984. Robyn Hitchcock released a number of albums that were much appreciated. Besides being an amazing singer, Robyn also has expertise in playing some musical instruments such as harmonica, bass guitar and piano. Robyn Hitchcock was signed to two important American labels; Warner Bros and A&M Records.
Though the mainstream success was for limited time, Robyn Hitchcock gathered a devoted cult following also earning positive critical reviews. Robyn formed another band called The Egyptians, including former Soft Boys’ members and released Fegmania! The album featured Hitchcock’s typically surrealist songs like "The Man with the Lightbulb Head" and "My Wife and My Dead Wife". The band’s popularity grew in 1986 with the release of record Element of Light. Subsequently the group came up with Globe of Frogs, in 1988 that further expanded the ensemble’s reach. This record featured an MTV and college radio hit song, "Balloon Man". The members collaborated with Peter Holsapple and Peter Buck in 1989 to perform in two gigs. During the start of 1990, Robyn left the group and released another solo record Eye. Robyn reunited with The Egyptians for a short tour in 1994. For the entire decade, Robyn continued performing and recording as a solo artist, coming up with a number of records.
In 2003, Robyn Hitchcock celebrated his fiftieth birthday with a concert in London. He constantly teams up with many different musicians to perform live and Robyn Hitchcock tickets are always high in demand. In 2007, director John Edginton directed a documentary Robyn Hitchcock: Sex, Food, Death... and Insect, featuring Robyn as the main subject. An electro-pop musician and remixer Pocket came up with an EP featuring Robyn Hitchcock named "Surround Him With Love". The remarkable repertoire of Hitchcock’s recordings spans over three decades. Some of the greatest releases by the artist have won Robyn an international reputation. The distinguishing qualities of the previous works of Hitchcock are prominent on tunes such as "What You Is", "Up To Our Nex," "I'm Falling," and "Hurry For The Sky". These tunes carry a healing, unmistakably playful and hopeful vibe, reflecting the ongoing development in the lyrical perspective of Robyn Hitchcock. Robyn is at present in the middle of a remarkable artistic as well as career renaissance.
If you want to watch this amazing singer live on stage then grab your Robyn Hitchcock tickets now and get ready to have a blast with him. Listening to him live is much more fun than on records and he is a great performer who will rock the show.