ROBIN AND THE BACKSTABBERS
Melodramatic Pop, Bucharest, RO
Who are Robin and the Backstabbers?
Gathered in 2010 after a week-long solitary hike in the Călimani mountains by frontman and songwriter Andrei Robin Proca, Robin and the Backstabbers describe their music as “melodramatic pop”. They failed to be a Paul Simon cover band, as was their original plan, but succeeded in taking by storm the Romanian alternative scene with their blend of eclectic rock and cryptic, modernist lyrics. Nobody leaves their live shows upset.