"Oh my God" can be understood in two ways: as an exclamation of astonishment or as an invocation of a higher Power. Kevin Morby has called his fifth Album "Oh My God" and wants to pick up on both meanings. It is his inventory of the United States under Trump. "Every Time I watched the news, exclaimed to me "Oh my God"," he says, "regardless of whether I laughed, empty swallowed, anxious or upset was."
The Songs of "Oh My God" with titles like "Hail Mary" or "Seven Devils," but also for the search of spirituality. He had used the exclamation mark as a "bread crumb path to something Religious," explains the 31-Year-old, who moved back from Los Angeles to his hometown of Kansas City.
He was not religious, said Morby "The 405", but the Religion and the relevant vocabulary are in the Midwest everywhere. And at home, he has religious pictures on the walls, such as Saint Cecilia of Rome, patroness of musicians. "I am interested in this art, but just as the culture of the Wild West interests me."
sometimes quiet, sometimes excited: The Singer-Songwriter uses his voice skillfully. Video: YouTube/KEXP
The religious language in his finely crafted and poetic texts by means of worldly things, such as death, separation, search, and hope to describe. Morby calls here, Patti Smith, Leonard Cohen, or Lou Reed as role models, have done for him in their Songs Similar.
With the content of concept of, "Oh My God" has Morby, who began as a Bassist for Woods, including his instruments, modified and extended: Shaped the guitar listening to earlier, the majority of his pieces are on the double album of Gospel-choirs, Piano, organ, saxophone, flute, and harp. Accordingly, he was in the spring to live with a larger Band on the road. For current performances, he is now solo with the guitar and the Piano, the evening is so spiritually intimate way quite. Kevin Morby, with charm and Humor of the preacher – one who is still connected more to the music than Bible verses.
Sa 9.11. — 19:30 At Mascotte Theaterstr. 10 admission to 36 francs www.mascotte.ch
Created: 07.11.2019, 11:08 PM