It was evident throughout the show that Dempsey is genuinely grateful we still turn up in numbers to experience his music, mindful that this gig fell in competition to the Socceroos’ World Cup qualifier and a few other gigs around town. But when you get this kind of quality performance, you wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.
Performing at a venue he hasn’t played before, Paul is thrilled to be heading back to a city he loves to play Fat Controller on Thursday night.
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Saturday at Peter Lehmann Winery was not your regular Day On The Green. While some of these events lend themselves to sipping a Riesling on the picnic blanket, getting softly inebriated as the pleasant tunes drift overhead, this one was an unrelenting assault on the ears. And the crowd loved it.
An engaged crowd swayed and swooned for Dempsey, as he painlessly delivered his impassioned lyrics.
Although his signature voice, with its haunting, rich and soulful tones are still present, Strange Loop differs from SFK even in the way Paul sits down to write the songs.
While many songwriters seem to run out of ideas, Paul Dempsey just gets more and more interesting as time goes by.
Self Talk has already offered up several singles, which illustrate the themes of the album, and Olympia says she’s looking forward to sharing the rest of the record.