DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON


DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON + WILD ISLAND
where: south street arts centre, reading, uk
when: 24 April 2019 19:30 - 23:00
admission: 7.50
employing minimal performance tools, BROUGHTON wilfully embraces elements of chaos, error, and malfunction, building them into his folk-ish narrative tales until one part destroys the other.

ever on twin precipices dividing tragedy from comedy and beauty from ruin, his semi-improvised, self-deprecating, lovelorn songs reward a patient audience with moments of delicate charm, all the time wondering whether he is truly in control of the situation. and yet, he always is.




WILD ISLAND (oxford, uk)
formerly WILD SWIMMERS. the next phase. the songs of mark knight played by him or him and others. quiet and loud indie rock music inspired by robert pollard, lou barlow, folk music, books, friends, other things.

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