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Thu 30 Jun 16:40 - 17:30

Cigarettes After Sex

A band that sounds like its name. Cigarettes After Sex makes atmospheric pop that evokes satin sheets and sultry nights. Influences include Beach House, Chris Isaak and The xx. The face behind the unusual name is Greg Gonzalez. This Texan is enamoured of the chanson of Françoise Hardy and the jazz of Miles Davis. He possesses a honeyed, androgynous voice that is immediately irresistible to the human ear. The untitled debut by Cigarettes After Sex was among the tastiest sonic confectionery of 2017. Every song is a warm blanket; everything sounds super-sophisticated. However, the whole album was recorded in a cheap demo studio in just three days. The follow-up ‘Cry’ (2019) is the result of nocturnal sessions in a mansion on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Romance, beauty and sexuality…