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The overall effect is that of a hypnotic serenade, with the small-but-enthusiastic crowd watching on quietly and winding down an intimate, Sunday-night gig.
Singles Resolution and, of course, Brother result in a sing-along complete with waving Zippo lighters. Corby knows exactly when to pull the punches to intoxicate the crowd via that voice.
Sure, it’s corny, and it’s certainly no Wolf Creek, but it’s hard to believe Hartley intended Patrick to be anything other than an entertaining, wonderfully pulpy piece of mayhem.
Their energetic performance is infectious and gets the sparse crowd yelling for more. No doubt a weekend slot would bring in more bodies and probably the odd mosh every couple of tracks.