Robert Priest

MUSIC
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ENLARGE
ROBERT PRIEST (FAR RIGHT) WITH THE DEFAYDS LEFT TO RIGHT NEIL CHAPMAN, ERIC ROSSER,BEN CLEVELAND, PETER (ZOOT) LAFFERTY

The Defayds READ REVIEWS VIEW CREDITS

1980

REVIEWS

"Sounds like a bestseller ... a very serious poet!"

- Peter Goddard, Toronto Star

"There's Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Pete Townshend, John Lennon and our own Robert Priest."

- Laurie Brown, The New Music

"a unique rock poet..he will no doubt pick up a large cult following... A cut above the usual!"

- RPM Magazine

"Impressive... melodic...he's a lively rock performer and a talented song writer."

- Liam Lacey, Globe & Mail

"Robert Priest is a rare hybrid - a poet who can as easily compose hummable melodies as sing them with power."

- FM Magazine

"Consistently one of the most entertaining acts in town!"

- Now Magazine

"He is a punk enchanter, singing truth through insanity and vision... a powerful and cathartic experience."

- Spectrum Arts

PERSONNEL

Robert Priest: vocals

Neil Chapman: guitar

Eric Rosser: guitar

Peter (Zoot) Lafferty: keys

Ben Cleveland: drums

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Song Instead of a Kiss (1992)
released on Alannah Myles album Rockinghorse
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Little Gun (1981)
A song about the murder of John Lennon
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AWARDS

The Milton Acorn Memorial People's Poetry Award, 1989
Special Choice Award, Children's Book Centre, 1993
Socan Airplay Award, 1994
Chalmer's Award, Theatre for Young Audiences, 1998

robertpriest@rogers.com

416 466-0047

197 1/2 Jones Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4M 3A2 If you want to book Robert as a singer/songwriter call 416 466-0047 or email robertpriest@rogers.com.

All intellectual property on this website including lyrics, music and recordings is copyright 1979 - 2014 Robert Priest. All rights reserved.

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