My recent run of gigs continued last night with a trip to the small Waterfront Studio in Norwich. Support for the evening came from Scottish duo Honeyblood, who made a fine old racket and justifiably went down a storm with an engaged audience. A strong set of songs, effortlessly delivered.
I featured Courtney Barnett back in February
(here) and am very familiar with her
material, but I was totally unprepared for
just what a force she and her band have
become after a few months on the road. Barnett now fronts what, at
times, can only be described as a power trio.
They truly were a sight and sound to behold
and the clutch of new songs scattered through
the set from her upcoming debut LP, show
absolutely no dip in quality. Miss Courtney
and her band at your peril - they won't be
playing such intimate venues for very much
Here's an audience recording of 'Depreston',
from Brighton last week. A solo
performance of a new song with a twist in the
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