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Simone Felice

Event Date/Time

Dec 27, 2012
8:00 pm

Description

Simone Felice

Simone Felice is a celebrated songwriter, author, and poet. He was the former drummer, writer and vocalist of The Felice Brothers and after he left the band in 2009 he formed his own band The Duke & The King. He also performs solo.

For Simone Felice, his self-titled Team Love solo debut has literally been a lifetime in the making. He explains, “This album is the one I’ve had buried away, somewhere in my weird heart.”

Felice doesn’t use the word “heart” casually. When you sit with him in a room you can hear a subtle metallic ticking noise. If you hunt for the source of the sound you’ll find a vertical scar bisecting the entire length of his chest, a visceral reminder of the open-heart surgery he was forced to undergo in the summer of 2010 after a childhood congenital defect brought him to the brink of death. He traces the line of that scar as if it’s where his new songs actually emanate from, and in a way they do. Simone Felice is strikingly simple in its arrangements but extravagant in its emotional impact. There is a luminous aura surrounding these compositions, something magical and otherworldly, even when the lyrics are startlingly topical or reference historical events, on tracks like “Courtney Love,” “New York Times” and “Ballad of Sharon Tate.” Felice conveys his often mournful tales of star-crossed lovers and beautiful losers with remarkable empathy.

Cost $25, $35
Location

Infinity Music Hall & Bistro
20 Greenwoods Rd.
Norfolk, CT
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Additional Information
Phone866-666-6306
Contact emailadmin@infinityhall.com
Websitehttp://www.infinityhall.com

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