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Monday 13 March 2017

Johnny Depp Approved New York Musician & Bestselling Author Coming To Brighton

In May 2017, musician, best-selling author and storyteller Mishka Shubaly will visit Brighton  to mark the twin release of his brand new live album Never Touring Again and the tenth anniversarry edition of the album How To Make A Bad Situation Worse.

Shubaly himself is a fully paid-up Anglophile and looking forward to the tour: 

"I feel an unusual kinship with the English. Like you, I find Donald Trump terrifying and America worth mocking, even on a good day. 

"I enjoy the fine foods available at your Tesco Express restaurants. 


"And I feel so well-loved there, it's almost like the English have an intimate familiarity with drinking problems, depression, and a pervasive sense of personal failure. 

"Plus, you guys call salad '"rocket'! That's fucking awesome!" 

Never Touring Again was recorded this year in Memphis.  How To Make A Bad Situation Worse was Mishka's first album and contains the intro music to the Doug Stanhope Podcast, Don't Cut Yr Hair. The song Only One Drinking Tonight is featured in the movie, The Unbookables.

As well as writing and performing music, Shubaly is a celebrated best-selling author with six No.1 Kindle Singles, translated into four languages with nearly 200,000 units sold.

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by: Mike Cobley



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