Douglas Dare // In Short

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There’s no way you can’t be moved by Douglas Dare’s (Yes, that is his real name) unique blend of rich haunting vocals atop his beautiful compositions. Filled with an almost uncomfortable sorrow, each track feels intimate, like an intrusion on his life. To get an even better idea, listen to Lungful below:


With his fantastic EP having just come out on Erased Tapes, he plays his biggest headline show to date next month at St Pancras Old Church, don’t miss out on tickets.

 

If I had to describe my music in 3 words, I’d say…
 
Take a listen.
 
My favourite film ever is…
 
Death Becomes Her
 
The most famous person I’ve met is… 
 
Paul McCartney. We sang together a bit and he shook my hand. And he gave me a commemorative pin.

The song I hate the most is…
 
The Girls is Mine – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. Sorry Paul.
 
The Worst Job I’ve ever had is…
 
Cooking envelopes. Long story.
 
If I was in a tribute band it would be a….
 
Queen tribute band. We’d be called ‘Queer’.
 
If I could play a gig anywhere it would be…
 
The moon. Not quite sure how that would work though.
 
I think you should listen to…
 
Um…me?


If I could see anyone play live it would be…

Dead: Debussy / Alive: Björk
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