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Cate Le Bon

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  • Born: Penboyr, West Wales
  • Years Active: 2000s
  • Website: catelebon.com
  • Recent Activity: 02.23.17 RT @news_portugal: #publico Jacco Gardner e os Drinks de Cate Le Bon e Tim Presley são novidades no Tremor… https://t.co/95JZMyRwxP
  • Cate Le Bon

  • Cate Le Bon

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Cardiff, Wales native Cate Le Bon matched her slightly spooky, fragile voice with dark lyrics -- she confessed to being death-fixated -- and a sparse, spindly guitar sound. In 2007, she opened for Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys, with whom she occasionally collaborated, during a tour of the U.K. That same year, she self-released her first single, "No One Can Drag Me Down"/"Disappear," and recorded an album, Pet Deaths, which was shelved. Edrych yn Llygaid Ceffyl Benthyg, a Welsh-language EP, was issued on Peski in 2008, the same year she contributed vocals to "I Lust U," a song from Rhys and Bryan Hollon's Neon Neon album Stainless Style. Me Oh My, Le Bon's first album to actually be released, came out on Rhys' Irony Bored label in 2009 and was hotly tipped by Uncut magazine. Her sophomore release, Cyrk, which paired the spooky, folk-tinged timbre of Nico with the experimental, Nuggets-meets-Krautrock attack of Os Mutantes and Faust, arrived in early 2012, followed by the like-minded Mug Museum in 2013.

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
07.21.17 Sheffield City Centre Various Venes Sheffield, UK

eMusic Features

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Activity

  • 02.23.17 RT @news_portugal: #publico Jacco Gardner e os Drinks de Cate Le Bon e Tim Presley são novidades no Tremor… https://t.co/95JZMyRwxP
  • 02.22.17 RT @warren_hardie: Future Islands, Car Seat Headrest, Cate Le Bon, The Shins, The Jesus and Mary Chain...I need tickets. https://t.co/6peLM…
  • 02.21.17 Cyhoeddwyd heddiw ein bod ni wedi cael ein cadarnhau i berfformio yng nghwyl BBC 6 Music yng… https://t.co/Zo7ODrjkCf
  • 02.21.17 RT @bbcmusic: 📍 Next stop: Glasgow 🗣 @CateLeBon, @LoyleCarner, @si_Bonobo, @Goldfrapp, @DaftLimmy It's the #6MusicFestival 🎊 https://t.co…
  • 02.21.17 RT @turnstilemusic: 🎉@CateLeBon i ymddangos yng Ngwŷl @BBC6Music yn Glasgow yn mis Mawrth! 🎉 https://t.co/H2aeqCM0jo
  • 02.21.17 RT @EEDDAANN: Made this mix back in 2004... (Link to mix in bio...) A rapp-heavy celebration of Clyde… https://t.co/UUym9A4LW8
  • 02.20.17 A third of the tickets for Drinks at Moth Club, London on April 3rd sold on the first day so be quick if you would like to attend 🌻🌻🌻🌻
  • 02.20.17 RT @TedneyNash: OK, go to this I'll be the dude at the back wondering how to get home Hackney, so buy me a beer yarp? https://t.co/zIFDljM…
  • 02.20.17 // AN EVENING WITH DRINKS // NOSON LAWEN // Llond llaw o gigs wedi eu cyhoeddu ym mis Ebrill.… https://t.co/EV5UscyAIH
  • 02.18.17 Louisiana 📷 gan devendrabanhart https://t.co/vEhp9dQLq3
  • 02.17.17 RT @RoughTrade: New release time... Inc Grails our Album of the Week, @bingandruth @TheRyanAdams @RhodaDakar @CateLeBon + more https://t.co…
  • 02.16.17 #Repost devendrabanhart with @repostapp ・・・ Thank you Santa Fe and Hello Dallas! And Hello dear… https://t.co/5Kg6AiyzI0