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Alison Moyet

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Star Theater (map) Downtown
Fri., Sept. 22, 9 p.m. 2017 21+

$23.50

Here in the US, Alison Moyet is primarily remembered as one-half of Yaz, the ’80s project she shared with former Depeche Mode/current Erasure member Vince Clarke. It was her brassy, bluesy vocals, after all, that were the centerpiece of the dance club hits “Don't Go” and “Situation.” In her native UK, Moyet is considered musical royalty—her solo albums always score high in the charts, and the material on them intelligently embraces the tone of the times. For example, her most recent LP, Other, is a fluid collection of electronic pop that smoothes out the rougher edges of the dramatic sound embraced by Portishead and Goldfrapp, capped off by lyrics that are equal parts direct emotional pleas and pure fantasy. Even if your interest in Moyet is simply nostalgic, you'd be forgiven, as her Portland performance is part of her first world tour in almost three decades. ROBERT HAM



Star Theater

13 NW 6th, Portland, OR 97209
503-248-4700
http://www.startheaterportland.com

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