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Gig review: Neil McSweeney and Vera Van Heeringen, by Anna Morell

Neil McSweeney and Vera Van Heeringen

Sometimes, someone comes along with songs that drill un-anaesthetised into your heart. Which is how I found myself shocked that I was sobbing my heart out, six feet away from Neil McSweeney last year on our wonderful neighbourhood lightship, LV21. Roberta Flack was right. Alone, McSweeney is a howling wolf of a man, his voice…

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