[Photo from Invadercee at FasterLouder.com.au] Three things that I learnt at Spoon’s gig at Billboard on Friday night: 01. You can’t judge someone purely based on their performance in an episode of Veronica Mars.
I don’t have to be so wise You’re just my fantasy, and I will fantasise… “Round and Round” Back in Australia for the first time in 25 years, Spandau Ballet had Rod Laver Arena packed out with middle-aged women, their partners, and the occasional young person [like myself, and the two attractive guys in the third row who knew all of the words].
There aren’t too many of the original Britpop bands still floating around, but Welsh rockers Stereophonics are still going strong. Selling out the Palace, last Thursday they played to a crowd who appeared to be about 3/4 British [English/Welsh/Scottish] and maybe 1/4 Australian, judging by the roar following charismatic [and tiny] singer Kelly Jones’