Peter Murphy at the Rickshaw Theatre

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We wrapped up our vacation last night by going to see Peter Murphy play at the Rickshaw Theatre. Given that we were still tired after our late arrival home and weren’t planning on hanging out at the front of the stage we aimed to arrive after the doors opened. It was a good job we did because for some reason the sound check had been delayed and even though we got there fifteen minutes after the club was scheduled to open, the doors were still firmly locked. There wasn’t a big queue though and despite our tardiness we managed to get a prime location. The Richshaw has a dance floor plus cinema style seating and we were dead centre of the fourth row. The delayed sound check was obviously causing problems and the support band, Ringo Deathstarr, suffered from a pretty poor mix but still we weren’t overly impressed. That said, at least one person bought their CD and there were some flashes of goodness so I’ll probably check them out on iTunes anyway. It took a while to get the sound ready for Peter Murphy’s set and as I sat there, sucking on a Werther’s Original, earplugs in my pocket, wondering how late the gig would … Read More

Peter Murphy – I Am My Own Name

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I Am My Own Name – one of the tracks from Peter Murphy’s new album, Lion.   Pretty good but this is still my favourite of his solo tracks:   Beautiful stuff. [Peter Murphy – I Am My Own Name by Philip Harris first appeared on Solitary Mindset on 29th May 2014]