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Richard Hawley and Maps
A retro sandwich with a shoegaze filling: Richard Hawley plus Maps, Vincent Vincent And The Villains at Astoria, London (February 12)
When Hawley runs through jaw-dropping covers of Ricky Nelson’s ‘Lonesome Town’ and Hank Williams’ ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in the encore, it’s clear this is a man utterly in love with what he does and with the talent – and quiff – to pull it off. No wonder Arctic Monkeys love him so much: thanks to his referencing the past, he’s making the future look a lot brighter.
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