The Plenary, Melbourne
I posted this review on KFD’s Afterworder refugee Facebook page. There are a lot of Nick fans here and this review generated a bit of interest so here it is.
Is it me or is it you Nick? We’ve been together now for so long. Those early shows at the Club in Collingwood ,the incendiary performances fuelled on junk with Barry Adamson on bass Blixa on guitar along with Mick Harvey …..Tupelooooo! Then those hot sweaty concerts at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney .Nick’s annual Christmas tours to visit Mum. Henry’s Dream ,Let Love In, Murder Ballads. Nick stalking the stage, menacing and frenetic and if you got too close you could expect a boot swung towards you. We shared the pain of Michael Hutchence’s death when you played a sombre set the day after his death at the extravagantly Rococo State Theatre .It was with a small backing band, the first with Warren wasn’t it? I supported you when you replaced anger and smack with ballads and strings. And then on to that sublime opening line ” I don’t believe in an interventionist God”. I laughed and cheered when you incorporated figures » Continue Reading.