Macabre cabaret

26.11.2011                      29.Cheschwan. 5772                      Toldot

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Macabre cabaret

Defying categorization, the British three-man Tiger Lillies band brings sordid visual and musical mayhem to Tel Aviv.

Singing about the devilish personalities of the underbelly of English society with the voice of an angel is just one of the many contradictions The Tiger Lillies’ front man Martyn Jacques brings to the table. First and foremost would be that Jacques doesn’t necessarily see the prostitutes, drug addicts and lowlife thieves he writes about as being devils – they’re more like interesting subject matter.
“Coming from a working-class neighborhood of London and having grown up amid all these inequalities and unfairness in society, it tends to give you more of an interest in those fringes,” said Jacques, who’s bringing his internationally renowned perverse cabaret show to Tel Aviv on Saturday night at the Barby Club….