Former Soft Machine member to appear at Hay Festival too
Legendary English musician Robert Wyatt has signed a new record deal with independent label Domino Recordings, and has started recording the follow up to his 2003 Mercury Music Prize nominated album, “Cuckooland,” due for release this Autumn.
Wyatt joins Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy/ Will Oldham, Franz Ferdinand and Arctic Monkeys at Domino.
The iconic composer will also be making an appearance at this year’s Hay Festival, in Hay On Wye, this month.
The 20th edition of the literature and arts festival will see Wyatt in conversation with renowned music writer Simon Reynolds – discussing his diverse career from Soft Machine to working with Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour and Bjork.
He will also be talking about what it’s like being a songwriter in muisc today.
Robert Wyatt appears at Hay On Wye on May 27.