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

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

TOUR DATES

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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