Robert John Godfrey Bows Out of THE ENID + New Video Shared Here

Founder and keyboardist of the English prog group THE ENID, Robert John Godfrey will play his last live UK show with the band on 2nd April at The Cadogan Hall, London.

Godfrey was diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s in 2014 but has continued to write and tour with the band.

He will still work with the band running their fan club and will attend some of the live shows in that capacity, as well as making some guest appearances.

Robert says “Ideals are like the stars that guide the mariner. I have lived the life I wanted to live, and the one that suited me best...”

He goes on to say “The time has come for me to cross the footlights and devote myself into building our wonderful fan club, The Enidi, into a force to be reckoned with. I still have a few things up my sleeve before the sun sets upon my life’s work.

Robert intends to spend some time in Germany and he will write his autobiography in conjunction with recording and his fan club duties.

Zachary Bullock will take over keyboard duties, joined by Joe Payne who will also perform keys where needed.

Check our interview with Robert John Godfrey here and our full review of the DUST SHOW here.

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the band’s debut : In the Region of the Summer Stars 1995 .   To celebrate this landmark they will perform two shows in Japan in April, which will both feature Godfrey.  Further club dates are also expected.

The Enid have released DUST the third album in the Trilogy which started with Journey’s End in 2010 and was followed by Invicta in 2012.

Check out Someone Shall Rise [below]




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