Paloma Faith – ICA, London
Will Young – Cadogan Hall, Chelsea
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Hammersmith Apollo, London
From a distance, projected high across an illuminated Apollo, the huge scribbled shadows of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds thrust in sync to the title track from their new record. ‘Dig, Lazarus Dig!!!’ kicks this show wide open.
Nine Black Alps – Old Blue Last, Shoreditch, London
It seems the Alps feel at home, content as they build their ammunition, gradually swelling into the full four piece grunge squad that will carry us to tonight’s real intermission and the unloading of the band’s real guns. Act Two …