Hollie Cook Visits Portland

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

9:00pm

Alhambra Theater

All ages

Hollie Cook is a British singer who has recorded as a solo artist and is also part of the recent lineup of The Slits Hollie Cook is the daughter of Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook. Her mother Jeni was a backing singer for Culture Club and Boy George is her godfather. Hollie Cook joined the re-formed Slits and performed on the band’s 2006 EP Revenge of the Killer Slits. She went on to collaborate with Ian Brown and Jamie T, and recorded her self-titled debut album in 2011 with Mike “Prince Fatty” Pelanconi, featuring George Dekker of The Pioneers and Dennis Bovell. The BBC, reviewing the album described it as “one of the most enjoyable reggae albums of 2011 so far”. She went on to record a radio session for the BBC and appear on Later… with Jools Holland. De Telegraaf gave the album a four star review.[3] Cook describes her music as tropical pop.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollie_Cook

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