The Witching Hour Sessions – Electric Light Orchestra

The Witching Hour Sessions – 22/02/2018 Electric Light Orchestra The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan. Their music is characterised by a fusion of Beatlesque pop, classical arrangements, and futuristic iconography. After Wood’s departure in 1972, …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Chic

The Witching Hour Sessions – 21/02/2018 Chic Chic, are an American band formed during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards. Its commercially successful disco songs include ‘Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)’ (1977), ‘Everybody Dance’ (1977), ‘Le Freak’ (1978), ‘I Want Your Love’ (1978), ‘Good Times’ (1979), and ‘My Forbidden Lover’ (1979). …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Deus

The Witching Hour Sessions – 20/02/2018 Deus Deus (or dEUS) are a rock band based in Antwerp, Belgium, whose the only continuous members up to the present day are Tom Barman (vocals, guitars) and Klaas Janzoons (keyboards, violin). The rest of the band’s line-up currently consists of drummer Stéphane Misseghers, bassist Alan Gevaert and guitarist/backing …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Yusuf Islam

The Witching Hour Sessions – 18/02/2018 Yusuf Islam Yusuf Islam commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His 1967 debut album reached the top 10 in the UK, and the album’s title song ‘Matthew and Son’ charted at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. Stevens’ albums …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – A House

The Witching Hour Sessions – 17/02/2018 A House A House were an Irish rock band active from the 1980s into the 1990s, and recognized for the clever, “often bitter or irony laden lyrics of Dave Couse bolstered by the seemingly effortless musicality”. The single “Endless Art” is one of their best known charting successes. Tonight’s …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – The Gloaming

The Witching Hour Sessions – 16/02/2018 The Gloaming The Gloaming were formed in 2011 by musicians Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman). They have made two studios albums, The Gloaming (2014) and The Gloaming 2 (2016). The Gloaming have been globally acclaimed for thoughtfully reimagining the music …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Sufjan Stevens

The Witching Hour Sessions 14/02/2018 Sufjan Stevens Sufjan Stevens (born 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His debut album ‘A Sun Came’ was released in 2000. He is perhaps best known for his 2005 album ‘Illinois’, which hit number one on the Billboard chart, Stevens has released albums of varying styles, from the electronica …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Lisa Hannigan

The Witching Hour Sessions – 13/02/2018 Lisa Hannigan Lisa Hannigan (born 1981) is an Irish singer, songwriter, and musician. She began her musical career as a member of Damien Rice’s band. Since beginning her solo career in 2007 she has released three albums: ‘Sea Sew’ (2008), ‘Passenger’ (2011), and ‘At Swim” (2016). Hannigan’s music has …
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