St George’s, Bristol.
Outstanding vocal dexterity, fine clear voices, rhythmic invention and world class stage presence combined to give a great night’s entertainment. These guys are truly impressive; six voices, six different timbres and tones, the most amazing beat-boxing and bass you have ever heard a human voice produce, and sweet, sweet harmonies that are really world class. They mix wonderful technical skill with a strong streak of mischievous humour, and a self-deprecating charm that won the audience over within the first 30 seconds.
The exposure they enjoyed while winning the “Naked Choir” competition last November obviously helped, pre-charging the audience with expectation and setting a very high bar. The TV show, edited to deliver a narrative in a short space of time, had given a clue about what to expect, and anyone who saw it will have already seen a few of the numbers they performed last night, but nothing compares to seeing them do their thing live; their delivery of “Wuthering Heights”, for example, was a genuine show-stopper thrill.
The two forty-five minute sets they delivered flashed past far too quickly. The finely rehearsed choreographed set pieces are a polished delight, and » Continue Reading.