I don’t know if it was the lack of response and energy from the crowd but things were wound up after forty five minutes.
It’s a great film, and DC have set the tone for their movie-verse – dark, serious and complex.
‘A Bigger Splash’ attempts to tell us we have become so consumed with our own internal emotional dialogues that we have lost the ability to effectively communicate in any broader forum.
The band left a few hundred pre-middle aged people feeling not quite so old and maybe just a little slightly reborn.
The show is in its last days. It’s worth a look if you can get a ticket.
The horn section provides the highpoint of this album, they could have been lifted straight off a classic Otis Redding or James Brown album.
A mélange of surrealism, slapstick humour, witty skits, clever songs and poignant monologues about life and accidentally eating one’s parents…
Nazeem feels comfortable on stage and his delivery is, most of the time, spot on.
Taking inspiration from the blues tradition of sharing and ‘borrowing’ music, Something Borrowed, Something Blues blends comedy, dance, music and a whole lot of audience participation in an unashamed celebration of plagiarism in all its forms.
Russell Morris certainly crams a lot into a single hour on stage. His Spiegeltent performance on Friday night was a master class in professionalism.