Robyn Hitchcock - I Often Dream of Trains in New York (new album / DVD / tour dates / video)

by Tyler Gould

2 October 2009


Robyn Hitchcock
I Often Dream of Trains in New York
(Yep Roc)
Releasing: 10 November

This CD/DVD set includes most of Hitchcock’s 1984 album, I Often Dream of Trains (minus “Furry Green Atom Bowl”, plus a few odds and ends), performed live at Symphony Space in New York, of all places. There will be a deluxe package, which folds out into a working phenakistoscope, which is sort of like a one-person zoetrope, which is… maybe Wikipedia can help. He’ll be going on a short U.S. tour this month, check the dates after the jump.

01 Sometimes I Wish I Was a Pretty Girl (cassette fragment)
02 Nocturne (Prelude)
03 Flavour of Night
04 Cathedral
05 Sounds Great When You’re Dead
06 Uncorrected Personality Traits
07 I Used to Say I Love You
08 Winter Love
09 This Could Be the Day
10 Ye Sleeping Knights of Jesus
11 Trams of Old London
12 My Favourite Buildings
13 That’s Fantastic, Mother Church
14 Heart Full of Leaves
15 Autumn Is Your Last Chance
16 I Often Dream Of Trains
17 America
18 Up To Our Nex
19 Goodnight I Say

10-02 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival, Zilker Park      
10-04 San Francisco, CA - Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival
10-06 Los Angeles, CA - Spaceland        
10-08 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios      
10-10 Seattle, WA - Crocodile
10-15-2009 Memphis, TN - Malco Theatres’ Studio on the Square      
10-17-2009 Nashville, TN - Bluebird Cafe

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