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Jeffrey Lewis And The Junkyard at The Adelphi, Hull
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Born and raised New Yorker Jeffrey Lewis leads a double-life, as both a comic book writer/artist and a musician (or is that a triple-life?). His band Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard, featuring Jeff's brother Jack on bass and Bronx-native David Beauchamp on drums, also has a multi-faceted existence, restlessly exploring a stylistic swath from contemplative folk narratives to distortion-fueled garage rock to soundscape abstractions and more.
Live shows often incorporate "low budget videos," Jeffrey’s large illustrations displayed to accompany certain songs, such as Jeff's educational multi-part "History of Communism" or flights of fancy like "The Creeping Brain."
"Weird? Very... but also downright inspiring" (four of five stars) - Rolling Stone
“[Jeffrey Lewis is] The best lyricist working in the US today.” - Jarvis Cocker (Pulp)
“The Big Apple’s best-kept secret.... Genius-gone-ignored… mind-blowing." - NME
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