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Gruff Rhys

Where: Earth
11-17 Stoke Newington Rd Dalston London N16 8BH
19:00 - 23:00


19:00 DOORS

The London leg of Gruff Rhys’ tour following the release of his new album Pang!, due out on 13th September. Here at EartH, our fondness for Gruff arguably peaked around the release of his anti-Brexit retro-ballad ‘I Love Eu’ back in 2016. Nevertheless, this new album sounds like a hoot.

Pang! is a Welsh Language pop album with a couple of verses of Zulu and an English title, produced + mixed by the South African electronic artist Muzi in Cardiff + Johannesburg.

Gruff explains, “Pang! Is a Welsh language song with an English title. It started life as a folk reel and soon expanded into a ‘list’ song, listing various reasons for pangs; hunger, regret, twitter, pain, bad design etc. Using the English word pang in a Welsh language track may appear weird but I suppose it’s like using the French word ‘Magazine’ in an English song. In that it’s slightly pretentious but completely acceptable.

16+. Each under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult who is over 21 (1:1 ratio). In order to verify your age, ID may be requested. For this reason, we advise that all customers bring valid ID. For further information see Age and ID in FAQ’s. Right of admission reserved.