Late bloomer Johnny Dowd let no grass grow. In March 2015 published its fourteenth studio album “That’s Your Wife on the Back of My Horse. His quirky songs reminiscent of Tom Waits, Nick Cave and Captain Beefheart.
67. So old Johnny Dowd will be on Friday, April 10th when he takes to the stage at N9 villa. And his age might suggest otherwise, but Dowd was not so very long active in the music. It took namely until 1998 – when he was already 50 – before he first came out with the solo album ‘Wrong Side Of Memphis. Before the man led a moving company and was music to make something for after hours.
Dowd began so relatively late, but got lost years quickly. In his seventeen year career he released thirteen studio albums and a handful of EP’s. His latest throw, ‘That’s Your Wife on the Back of My Horse’, appears in March 2015.
The Texan went for the recordings to work as he did in his debut. He sat alone in the studio with his guitar, old synth and drum machine. Johnny Dowd sound again vulnerable, experimental and uncompromising. His genius you hear in the dark, humorous and catchy songs reminiscent of Tom Waits, Nick Cave and Captain Beefheart.
Program for Mark Lotterman is a singer-songwriter from Rotterdam. With his raw and intense compositions ￼voordracht fit seamlessly as a storyteller in the row Waits, Cohen, Cave and … Johnny Dowd. Lotterman and bring Dowd to mark Record Store Day on April 18 along a split 7 “.