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Moses Sumney

Hear the haunting, evocative vocals of singer Moses Sumney in this show.

With a voice that is both mellifluous and haunting, Sumney makes future music that alters classic tropes, like moon-colony choir reinterpretations of old jazz gems. His vocals narrate a personal journey through universal loneliness, set atop otherworldly compositional backdrops.

Support comes from Mercury Prize-nominated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, ESKA.

Since emerging onto the scene in 2014, Moses Sumney has ridden a wave of word-of-mouth praise, hushed recordings, and dynamic live performances. His is an organic and patient ascent all too rare in today's musical climate.

Following the self-release of his debut cassette EP, Mid-City Island, and 2015's 7", Seeds/Pleas, Sumney has performed around the world alongside forebears like David Byrne, Karen O, Sufjan Stevens, Solange, James Blake and more.

With his 2016 Lamentations EP, the California singer widened the spectrum of his ‘bedroom’ music, incorporating songs that feature more elaborate production and evocative songwriting.

His full debut album Aromanticism is a concept album about lovelessness as a sonic dreamscape. It seeks to interrogate the social constructions around romance.

The debut includes the devastating, billowing synths of ‘Doomed’, which nearly serves as the album’s thesis statement, as well as new versions of stand-out songs ‘Lonely World’ and ‘Plastic’.

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where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£20 - £25
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£20, £25

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