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Roundhouse gig - March 27th
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  • 4pins for £5. They are of the album cover, tour poster, the selfie with hand in the air agains pale blue backdrop and then one with the words silver eye Don't think I can post a pic through my phone
    Aaron
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  • What a superb gig. Now for the encore.
    Same set list as Cambridge so far!

    Edit. At the end, same Setlist as Cambridge etc, so 2 more than Glasgow with Lovely Head and Shiny and Warm back in their glory.
    Post edited by Urban_Tribesman at 2017-03-27 20:26:32
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ.
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit.
    Shall lure it back to cancal half a line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.
  • Hung around after the gig. Mrs Appy got a Setlist from one of the roadies and we found Will at the sound desk and he signed it and my ticket. A fabulous gig. My first time at the Roundhouse and I really like it as a venue.
    The gig was fabulous. Best of the weeks run. As Pete has said earlier, the band are gig fit and it showed.
    Alison was having a really good time. She chatted between songs, giggled, gave shout outs to fans, threw some merchandise into the audience and her vocals were clear and clean and there was a lot more theatricality in her posturing and performance. She seemed really relaxed which probably helped her.
    The band are sharp. Seb and Charlie forming a solid and tight back line and Angie and Hazel kicking up a storm with the synths.
    Had a really good time and now safely back home in Essex.
    That was GF gig 18 for me. Can't wait for No 19 !
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ.
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit.
    Shall lure it back to cancal half a line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.
  • Totally agree. Great dancing folks - further back though! No.19? Somerset House? Again? ;)
  • Better pic of the pin set

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    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ.
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit.
    Shall lure it back to cancal half a line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.
  • And the signed poster. 
    image
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ.
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit.
    Shall lure it back to cancal half a line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.
  • Aw wish I could buy them. :-( They look great!
  • I see the mahoosive black pantaloons & armbands made their way back from the dry cleaners for the Roundhouse gig.
  • Trawling twitter for clips.
    https://twitter.com/JoelJFreeman/status/846486014650728453

    No,sod that.Someone's just uploaded a whole load of clips to YouTube.18 of them,one for each track.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/En1Fila/videos

    The new backdrop visuals are stunning!
  • It's quite a cute outfit I think, makes her look stubby :P 
    Soon be nothing of this world.
  • Such an extra-special show (even though I prefered the red pvc :) ). All the band on tip-top form and Alison rejuvinated, even more energetic and chatty than at Glasgow. And the lighting was better with striking backdrops.
    Just a pity that having reached peak level there aren't more gigs for a while - hoping for an autumn tour announcement soon.
  • @NovaLasing Unfortunately both reviews behind paywalls.

  • @NovaLasing Unfortunately both reviews behind paywalls.




    Pop: Goldfrapp at the Roundhouse, NW1

    The
    50-year-old singer looked fabulous and sounded imperious, her soprano
    flitting from operatic whoosh to icy warble to filthy purr

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    Alison Goldfrapp, one of the great alternative divasMarilyn Kingwill
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    ★★★★★
    This
    barnstorming show was evidence that, when she’s on form, Alison
    Goldfrapp deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Grace Jones,
    Björk, Kate Bush and the rest of the great alternative divas. The
    50-year-old singer looked fabulous, dressed in a billowing black trouser
    suit and topped by hair the colour of marmalade. And she sounded
    imperious, her soprano flitting from operatic whoosh (Utopia) to icy warble (Dreaming) to filthy purr (Black Cherry).

    Like
    many musical extroverts, Goldfrapp is rather diffident when she’s not
    singing. “I want to say something, but I get really nervous,” she said
    during one break between songs. No matter, because when the switch was
    flicked she transformed into an all-conquering dominatrix. Backed by a
    seriously punchy four-piece band including two keyboard players, she was
    silhouetted throughout like the world’s sexiest shadow puppet.

    Goldfrapp
    and her musical partner, Will Gregory (who doesn’t perform live), have
    experimented with considerable success in folk, new wave, cabaret and
    pagan pop. Number 1 had big blaring chords and Blondie melodies, while Lovely Head,
    their breakthrough song from 2000, was a haunting movie mashup, part
    spaghetti western, part Bond theme, with Goldfrapp slinking like an
    arthouse Shirley Bassey.

    The band’s defining sound, however, is a stomping mix of electro disco and glam rock. So it was here, from Ride a White Horse (throbbing, thrilling) and Ooh La La (think Marc Bolan doing naughty things with Donna Summer) to several of the songs from their excellent new album, Silver Eye, which is released on Friday. The pick of these was Everything is Never Enough, an epic of shoegaze vocals and glistening, chunky electronica.

    By
    the end even Goldfrapp’s stage patter was flying. “Are you having a
    good time?” she asked, adding pointedly over the volcanic cheers: “I
    need to know!” That line played on the stereotype of the needy diva, and
    there may be some truth in that where Alison Goldfrapp is concerned. If
    so, who cares? A diva without an ego is a pointless thing indeed.
    Somerset House, London, July 9; Latitude Festival, Suffolk, July 14