LONDON GRAMMAR - GERMANY 2018

October 21, 2019 – 4:34 am

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LONDON GRAMMAR
Germany 2018 [no label, 1CD]

Hurricane Festival. Eichenring, Scheeßel, Germany; June 22, 2018. Very good audio (ripped from HDTV webcast).

London Grammar’s music has been described as “a blend of ambient, ethereal and classical sounds” with melancholy guitar, soaring vocals, plaintive lyrics and in the case of the track “Hey Now”, very heavy sub-bass. - wikipedia

Think trip-hop, or what trip-hop did next: chillout - given a bit of 2013 spit and polish. - The Guardian

Singer Hannah Reid has a big, important-sounding voice though, and elsewhere she and her bandmates come up with compelling stuff… ‘Metal & Dust’, a classy combination of pop hooks and trip-hop beats. - NME

It’s no surprise that Reid’s strong vocals are at the forefront of London Grammar’s sound… although at times they come close to overshadowing the subtle instrumentation provided by keyboardist Dominic Major and guitarist Dan Rothman, it’s actually the intrinsic balance between the contributions of all three that defines their sound. - allmusic.com

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Thanks to indykid for sharing the HDTV webcast at Dime.

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Track 01. Hey Now 6:57
Track 02. Flickers/Help Me Lose My Mind 6:16
Track 03. Wasting My Young Years 4:04
Track 04. Nightcall (Kavinsky cover) 4:21
Track 05. Baby It’s You (A Group Called Smith cover - tease) 3:31
Track 06. Rooting For You 4:32
Track 07. Sights 4:38
Track 08. Strong 4:16
Track 09. Oh Woman Oh Man 7:12
Track 10. Big Picture 4:37
Track 11. Metal & Dust 5:26
56 mins

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  1. 6 Responses to “LONDON GRAMMAR - GERMANY 2018”

  2. Rumor has it this is a band of Lil Uns and a young lady who prefers Big Uns

    By U L E on Oct 21, 2019

  3. “Ule” = “forming diminutive nouns”, hence your persistent obsession I guess

    By Fedupwithtrolls on Oct 21, 2019

  4. these guys are just brill!!
    hope they get out on the road again soon
    london gramma - luv ‘em

    By jenny on Oct 21, 2019

  5. Thanks Big O! Love London Grammar. Talk about eclectic selections of ROIOs you’re the BEST!

    From Bobby Dylan to Bonnie Prince Billy, Brian Eno to Dave Brubeck, Frank Zappa to Frank Sinatra, Janis and Joni to Miles Davies, Jeff Buckley to Talking Heads, The White Stripes and Wilco to Yes and The Who! it is simply plain awesome!

    Fanx dudes! ;)

    By swappers on Oct 21, 2019

  6. I’m (nearly) as old as the hills but I like these, and her voice,. Thanks BigO.

    By Benedict Pope on Oct 21, 2019

  7. Being a Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen fan, great technical singing skill is not high on my musical requirements, but a voice that nonetheless rings through and draws me in is necessary. Unfortunately, hers does not.

    Still, kudos to Bigo for posting such a wide variety of artists.

    By Mark on Oct 22, 2019

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