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#39;re headed.With six well-spaced full-length albums to their credit, starting with debut Cake in 1990, through last years Wild Pendulum, the band has written and released just north of 100 songs. Over the course of the tour, they plan to play each one of those songs. Now that weve reached a century of songs, says Reader, it feels like a good time to meet up with them all again, like a high school reunion. He adds, Those songs whose love and friendship weve nourished over the years will no doubt turn up most nights and show us why weve remained so close over the years, but itll be most interesting to see how those with whom weve lost touch have aged. He expects that some songs will turn up drunk and disheveled, while others may now be dashing and distinguishing, more so than we all would have guessed. I cant wait to meet them all again and find out.Every show will consist of two unique sets and fans can expect to hear some covers, too. Although the band often delves into its back catalog for obscurities, particularly during acoustic tours, many songs have never been played live. Others may never be played again. We will be playing some songs live that we have never attempted before, so in some ways, its a tightrope walk for us. But, these songs are what we have done with our lives, so I accept the challenge and will try to not look down, says Douglas. Performing acoustically will transport many of those 100 songs back to their origins. Most of our songs are written with acoustic guitars and voices in quiet, solitary rooms, so it will be nervy but exciting to bring that sound out of the backroom and into the light, says Douglas. According to Livingston, touring with no rhythm section means you have to take your cues more from the vocal. You can bend time and create space for the emotion of the song to come through. Thirty years on, this is a chance for the band to reflect on its past, take a look at the present and imagine where they might go next. Playing all of th
  • Start:October 04, 2017 Time: 8:00 PM
  • End:October 04, 2017 Time: 11:59 PM
  • Recurring
  • Where:Cafe Nine, 250 State Street, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06510
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  • Event Type: Other
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