RESCHEDULED: Joan As Police Woman Live 2022
Wednesday 30th March 2022
Doors 7:00 pm
Price £25 + booking fee
Melting Vinyl are delighted to welcome the exquisite Joan As Police Woman back to St George’s Church, BN2 1ED, in 2022
Original tickets remain valid and all other details remain the same from the 21st May 2021 date.
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Acclaimed Brooklyn songwriter Joan As Police Woman announces rescheduled tour dates for 2022 with her trio featuring drummer Parker Kindred (Antony & The Johnsons, Jeff Buckley) and bassist Jacob Silver (Lee Fields).
Joan has spent lockdown making and releasing new music including her second album of covers and her first live album. Joan also appeared on the Afel Bocoum album “Lindé” (World Circuit) and wrote and recorded “Simplicity” with Damon Albarn for the recent Gorillaz “Song Machine” album. A new Joan As Police Woman studio album is expected Autumn 2021 via PIAS. Sessions for the new record began in Paris in November 2019 with Dave Okumu and Afrobeat legend Tony Allen, who we lost 5 months later. For the 2022 tour, Joan and her trio will perform music spanning her career, including songs off the new albums and reworked classics.
Her first record, Real Life, earned the band “Best Rock and Pop Album,” at the Independent Music Awards. Her second album,To Survive, was chosen in 2008, as one of Q Magazine’s, “Albums of the Year.” A prolific collaborator she has worked with the likes of of Rufus Wainwright, Damon Albarn, sufjan Stevens, David Sylvian, Laurie Anderson… the list goes on.
More recently she has turned her hand to film composition co-writing the score for Permission, directed by Brian Cano along with pianist Thomas Bartlett (Doveman) and Iin early 2019, Joan took a look back at her first fifteen years of music, and gathered together songs for a triple-disc compilation album, Joanthology, which also became an extensive and hugely acclaimed solo world tour.
Praise for Joan As Police Woman:
“Joan As Police Woman is one of the 21st century’s best musicians” –The Economist
“Sensational” – Sunday Times
“This is breathtakingly good music” – Uncut
“The coolest woman in pop” – The Times
“Full of meditative beauty…ravishing and lovelorn” – Mojo
“A voice so wondrous and moving that it makes everyone else’s seem ordinary and mundane” – The Guardian
“Beautiful” – Q