Sunday, May 06, 2012

THE MAGNETIC FIELDS (London Royal Festival Hall, 25/04/12)

Music’s most loveable grump delivers another delightful set of macabre ditties and cynical wit wrapped up twee. The absolute highlight was the haunting cover-of-sorts of “Smile! Nobody Cares How You Feels”, but two hours felt like two minutes in the midst of Stephen Merritt’s unimpeachable baritone and disdain for pretty much everything.

(Photo: John Gleeson)

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