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Sat. July 24th 2004 1067 (All Ages)
$5
Saturday, July 24th - DarkBlueWorld

Come celebrate the launch of DarkBlueWorld's website with a concert by the band.

The music of DarkBlueWorld has been described as "original, relevant, culturally engaged & emotionally, intellectually uncompromising". Also: "songs visceral and enraged and yet with tenderness and naked vulnerability".

As influences, various members of the band cite in no particular order: the fall, bertold brecht, astor piazolla, nirvana, elvis costello, leonard cohen, mingus, the gang of four, beatles, tom waits, diamanda galas, king crimson, televison, hank williams and many other freaks and sociopaths. And, also very importantly, incredibly depressing obscure hungarian village music. Of which the singer has a vast collection. And regales her friends with same. While giggling maniacly.

The band would also like to further add that they tend to influence eachother, occasionally that being an advantage, occasionally not. What with bad habits and all.

"Imagine a kind of distaff Tom Waits - utterly individualistic singing framed by some of the most creative musicians around" - Alex Varty, Georgia Straight


The website, http://www.darkblueworld.ca, is the official resource for the band. Includes reviews, free mp3 downloads, lyrics and contact information.

Dark Blue World

DarkBlueWorld lives and argues in Vancouver, Canada, which makes it a (waitforit) Canadian Band, and writes songs of musical and literary integrity which makes it a Pretty Fucking Weird Canadian Band... with all the attendant advantages to which that category of artistic endeavor entitles one. Like free healthcare. And total, yet so very ethically ... more info
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