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Pete Williams – the Lexington, London, 13th August 2012

August 17, 2012

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Spent Monday night in London after a short trip abroad. By a happy coincidence, Dexys stalwart Pete Williams and his band were playing a show at the Lexington.   The set was mainly drawn from his new album ‘See’. It’s a really nice record, and Pete’s assembled a fine band that truly brings the songs […]

Paul Heaton’s ‘The 8th’ – Barbican, London, 6th July 2012

August 8, 2012

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Here’s a review originally published on Louder Than War. “What did you make of that then?” asks Paul Heaton. It’s the first night of the tour for his soul opera ‘The 8th’, following a brief run at the Manchester International Festival last summer. The show is many things. The seven deadly sins expressed through song, […]