St John’s Church Kingston
St John’s Church is always a good intimate venue and wanted to see Gruff for a while. Played of course most of his new album Sadness sets you free. This is a good thing as it’s a corker. I wasn’t too on board with a lot of his solo work but he unusually seems to get better the later he gets
This album and the one before are way better in my opinion than than the ones before. Going for the more reflective and beautiful and the stripped down non drummer set suited it perfectly
Cover up the cover up, an anti Tory song is an absolute highlight. No SFA songs other than a great and obscure Colonise the moon. I wonder why he won’t make a new SFA album but maybe they don’t like the beautiful music he makes now.. he’s a genius in my book
But I’d love to see a new SFA tour as it’s criminally forgotten what a great band they are. The rest of the band are playing as Das Koolies and they are not bad at all, but they miss the beauty of Gruff for » Continue Reading.