Dead Belgian play the songs of Jacques Brel
Dead Belgian are:
Andy Delamere - percussion & vocals
Fionnuala Dorrity - vocals, ukulele & guitar
Simon James - flute, saxophone, clarinet, mandolin,mandola
Matthew Wood - cccordian, piano & vocals
All are well known characters on the Liverpool music scene who have worked with a number of established artists over the years including Super Furry Animals, Kevin Ayers, Shack, The Coral, Gorkys Zygotic Mynci, The Wizards of Twiddly, Emily & The Faves, The John Head Band, and Yellow Kid.
Collective theatre credits also include Spike, Big Wow, Walk The Plank, Kaboodle, Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, Fuel, Hope Street, Liverpool Lantern Company, BBC Radio Drama and Rejects Revenge.
The band's debut album, 'Love & Death: The Songs of Jacques Brel', is due for release on 02.07.12 with Limefield Records.
Singer/songwriter Jacques Brel created and performed a catalogue of literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that brought him a large, devoted following in France. His audience eventually extended internationally, making him a major influence on English-speaking writers and performers including Leonard Cohen and David Bowie, while translations of his songs were recorded by a wide range of performers from the Kingston Trio and Frank Sinatra to Nina Simone and Scott Walker....