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Prophet Hens with The Grawlixes

Thu Jan 12th, 2017

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Christchurch, Canterbury

Doors open: 8:00pm
Entry: R18

The Prophet Hens embark of a NZ tour in celebration of their second album “The Wonderful Shape of Back Door Keys,” with the support of Fishrider Records (NZ) & Occultation Records (UK). This Dunedin based jangle pop outfit of “Chills meets Belle & Sebastian pop alchemy” (according to The Finest Kiss in the US) made its mark all over the world; praised as “psychédélisme plaintif” by French music weekly Les Inrocks, given 10/10 in reviews by UK mailorder specialists Norman Records’ staff and customers, and featured on BBC 6Music radio shows (Marc Riley, Gideon Coe) in the UK.

“It is in a word unmissable.” – Stereo Embers (US)
“Chills meets Belle and Sebastian pop alchemy…The Prophet Hens may be better than both.” – Finest Kiss (Seattle, US)

Grawlixes are a Wellington (by way of Dunedin) based indie pop outfit, signed to Home Alone Music with Southbound as a distributor. Featuring sweeping boy-girl vocal melodies & harmonies, with accordion and guitar. Grawlixes toured extensively throughout Europe with French for Rabbits in 2015 and are preparing the release of their first album “Set Free” in July 2017.

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