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Live Nation presents:

HAMISH HAWK

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  • Date: Wed 1 Feb 2023
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  • Advance tickets: £14.00
  • Doors: 8pm

Angel numbers: a series of recurring numerical patterns or sequences which those whobelieve in such things invest with cosmic significance.Also, the name of the forthcoming album by Hamish Hawk – an apt title for an artist whobounces between scepticism and wonder, who alchemises the quotidian, who is engaged ina constant quest to outwit and outflank the ordinary.With the release of Heavy Elevator in September 2021, Edinburgh-based Hawk establishedhimself as a writer of heartfelt, headstrong, unashamedly literate songs to stimulate bothpulse and psyche. Heavy Elevator offered words to savour and tunes to relish. The songswere filmic and romantic, blending wit, wisdom, resignation and beauty with a kind ofsceptical joie de vivre, delivered in a rich baritone that has drawn comparisons to everyonefrom Jarvis Cocker to Scott Walker. A singer of style and guile peddling accessibleintelligence: what’s not to love?Heavy Elevator established a powerful artistic imprimatur which nonetheless felt neitherdefining nor confining. While the album has been justly lauded, Hawk’s next steps havemoved the story considerably further forward. Angel Numbers meets growing expectationshead on, with panache and aplomb. More on which shortly. But first, how did we all gethere?

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