Hieronymus Bogs

The Angel

by Hieronymus Bogs

Released 2015
Awkwardcore Records
Released 2015
Awkwardcore Records
HIERONYMUS BOGS is a one-man troupe whose performances embrace the ties between music, poetry and art. The bearded Bogs, garbed in self-fashioned regalia, is known for imparting his live shows with poetic recitations, contemplative songs and short vignettes that veer offstage. Each form addresses themes of creativity, introspection and love.
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With his latest release, The Angel, Bogs solidifies his status as a consummate troubadour and timeless mystic. This intimate collection--with its weathered acoustic sound and aesthetic of growth and decay--knock at the heart of what it is to be beautiful, broken, human. Stark songs built upon nylon guitar, piano, and organ find resonance among spoken-word recitations by Rumi, William Blake, and Bogs himself. In The Angel, simple strong structures and concise chordal vocabulary belie songs …
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