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Chris Robley: 'Eden' DEBUT

Formerly of Portland, Oregon...now from Portland, Maine.



From Chris Robley’s fifth full-length album, The Great Make Believer (Cutthroat Pop), his first in five years, sheds the lush orchestration of previous releases to deliver a raw, country-tinged collection of ten pop-folk songs that detail his quest for redemption. “I’m not a bad guy, but in the world of The Great Make Believer, I’m the bad guy,” says Robley, discussing the album’s lyrical content.
The album drops in April. This is "Eden's" debut!

 He'll be at Al's Den from Sunday, January 17 through Saturday, January18 

Sunday, January 17th — Chris Robley & the Fear of Heights
With featured artist: Nick Peets
Chris kicks off this album release week with a full-band set and some unexpected cover songs. 
Monday, January 18th — Chris Robley’s Nilsson Night
With featured artist: Mike Coykendall (Official)
Chris performs solo renditions of songs by Harry Nilsson, plus a focus on Robley’s first solo album 'this is the.'
Tuesday, January 19th — Chris Robley Trio
With featured artist: Moody Little Sister
Chris plays songs from his newest album with the help of Rob Stroup and Naomi Hooley, plus solo versions of songs from THE SORT OFs’ 'Anxiety on Parade.'
Wednesday, January 20th — Chris Robley (solo)
With featured artist: Little Professor
Robley performs songs from his album 'The Drunken Dance of Modern Man in Love,' and some cover songs from the first half of the 20th Century.
Thursday, January 21st — Chris Robley (solo)
With featured artist: The Resolectrics
Robley performs songs from his album 'Movie Theatre Haiku.'
Friday, January 22nd — Chris Robley & the Fear of Heights
With featured artist: Pacific Mean Time
The band will play songs from Robley’s newest album, and Chris will do a solo set focusing on his album 'Ghosts’ Menagerie.'
Saturday, January 23rd — Chris Robley & the Fear of Heights
With featured artist: Love Gigantic
The closing party features a full-band set of favorites and a solo set of fun covers.


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