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Ray Cooper

Land of Heroes

Saturday 9 Jul 2022 at 7:30 PM

Stories are at the centre of singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ray Cooper’s work and his fourth album Land of Heroes follows the question who today’s heroes are. He finds them in all walks of life – from journalists to whistleblowers, from hospital nurses, to a prince and a close friend who died. “I get my ideas from memories, dreams, history books, biographies, online news outlets, conversations I remember or imagine, I have no method”, Cooper claims, “I look back on history with the hope to learn something about the present; to catch the repeating patterns.”

The album was written and recorded within five months during the summer of 2020 in a small wooden cabin close to the forest in Sweden: “I had to cancel all my touring in March 2020 but this gave me a perfect opportunity to concentrate on writing and recording” Cooper says, “I locked myself in my log cabin for the summer, emerging occasionally to swim in the nearby lakes. Lockdown became lock-in, I achieved a long standing dream, which was to be free to think and work in the studio with no deadline.”

  • Individual Tickets: £12.50
  • Box Office: Online sales only
  • Doors open 7:00pm, for 7:30pm start
  • Licensed bar


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