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"This song, as he said, 'Took me from playing on the streets to playing to the world'."
Creasey swoops into Regal Theatre for a smashing PCF performance
"Ditties of heartbreak and lost love seemed to be the theme of the evening."
"The wildlife of homo sapiens below Pride Rock were swaying, squawking, twirling and thrusting amidst their fantasy of a dancefloor romance."
Unexpectedly, an encore was beckoned and they reluctantly obliged exclaiming, “Only if you promise to buy us ten drinks each.”
"Truly captivating theatre, but beware – it’s an abnormal tragic tale."
Listening and appreciating Okkervil River is like waiting for a good wine to ferment: it can take a bit of hard work to warm up to them – a bit of waiting for the wow factor – but once they have you, you leave a bit higher on life.
Closing on infamous track Perfect, this wasn’t a rave-worthy show; however, for the seasoned fans who grew up on this music, it was an uplifting journey down memory lane.
The swarms of people, the live music and art, the food and the multitude of stalls set the scene for what was to be a great afternoon.