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Badly Drawn Boy announces Belfast gig to celebrate Mercury Prize winning album

Singer-songwriter Badly Drawn Boy has announced a gig in Belfast this autumn, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of his Mercury Prize winning debut album 'The Hour Of Bewilderbeast.'

The UK star will perform at The Limelight 2 in the city on Tuesday, October 17.

Tickets for the gig are priced at £18.50 plus booking fee and will go on sale from Friday, August 11 at 9am.

Badly Drawn Boy - aka Damon Gough - has released four studio albums following his debut.

This includes Have You Fed The Fish? in 2002, One Plus One Is One in 2004, Born In The UK in 2006 and 2010's It’s What I’m Thinking Part 1: Photographing Snowflakes.

He has also released three film soundtracks, including About A Boy in 2002, from the film of the same name, Is There Nothing We Could Do? in 2009, from the Caroline Aherne film The Fattest Man In The UK and Being Flynn from the 2012 film of the same name.

Badly Drawn Boy’s soundtrack to the 2002 film About A Boy, starring Hugh Grant, remains one of his most critically acclaimed and successful albums and spawned two singles, ‘Silent Sigh’ and ‘Something To Talk About’.

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