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Rob Dickinson in Studio on World Cafe - 12/01/2005

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Rob Dickinson Moves On, Again

Rob Dickinson Moves On, Again

Rob Dickinson in Studio on World Cafe - 12/01/2005

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Set List

Songs Rob Dickinson plays for 'World Cafe':

  • "Oceans"
  • "My Name Is Love"
  • "Mutineer"
  • "Bathe Away"

Rob Dickinson, former frontman of The Catherine Wheel, has just released a solo album, Fresh Wine for the Horses.

Rob Dickinson first rose to prominence in 1992, when the Catherine Wheel released Black Metallic. hide caption

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The record, his solo debut, was five years in the making. On it, the former frontman of the band Catherine Wheel, the shows his trademark ability to pair a good melody with his unique lyrical style.

When the Catherine Wheel's sixth album, Wishville, failed to make waves in 2000, Dickinson, a Norfolk, England, native, knew it was time to head out on his own. And he says change is nothing new for him: Dickinson began his music career as a drummer.