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Destroyer and Frog Eyes

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Neptune Theatre University District
Fri., Oct. 16, 9 p.m. 2015 All Ages

$18.50/$21.50

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To judge by Dan Bejar's singing style, the equivalent of a stranger whispering in your ear to be heard over a crowd, it's easy to picture the Vancouver musician as a cross between Joel Grey and Space Oddity-era David Bowie, except he's neither a dapper song-and-dance man nor a starry-eyed glam rocker. It's just that he italicizes every lyric like an alien struggling to emulate the human concept of sincerity—and failing spectacularly. Even as a member of power-pop collective the New Pornographers, Bejar's songs stand alone, sounding as if they drifted over from one of his 10 studio albums, such as this year's excellent, NYC-inspired Poison Season. If you don't get it, don't worry. Bejar is a Brechtian device disguised as a chamber-pop troubadour. KATHY FENNESSY

Bowie-loving, croaky-voiced, poetically-inclined indie rock troubadour and recent convert to saxophone breakdowns Destroyer will perform at the Neptune Theater.

Neptune Theatre

1303 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105
206-682-1414
http://stgpresents.org

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