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Benjamin Clementine | 2017 International Festival © Micky Clement

Benjamin Clementine

2015 Mercury Prize winner

One of the greatest singer-songwriters of his generation delivers deeply personal songs of shattering power and searing emotional honesty.

One of the greatest singer-songwriters of his generation, Benjamin Clementine delivers deeply personal songs of shattering power and searing emotional honesty. Clementine won the Mercury Prize in 2015 with his beautiful debut album At Least For Now.

His poetic songs, honest and inquisitive in style, frequently question the nature of the society we live in today. Comparisons have been made with Nina Simone, Anohni and Edith Piaf, but with his impassioned and stirring tenor, Clementine orbits a musical sphere that is entirely his own.

Part of the International Festival and British Council season Spirit of '47

The advertised time is approximately when the performance will start. Doors will open at least 30 mins prior to this time. 

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More information about the artist

Benjamin Clementine
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10 August 2017

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Clementine takes on an otherworldly majesty, leaving the audience hypnotised by an utterly transfixing talent

The Independent

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