Editors - The Junction, Cambridge, 5th October 2005
Joy Division? Check. Interpol? Check. Echo and The Bunnymen? Check.
I may be imagining things but I'm sure every time I go to The Junction
that bloody stage gets bigger. I seem to remember it being
Not a band for small talk, the band go straight into "Lights".
From the very beginning of the gig it is apparent that the crowd have
done their research. Every person seems to know every word. There's
hardly a casual gig goer in sight. The album "The Back Room"
is represented tonight almost in it's entirety and for those more hard
core present there are a couple of B sides thrown in for good measure.
The great thing about Editors live is that they actually manage to have
A song like "Fall" is simply amazing to see done live. Sounding like Ian Curtis doing Bowie's "Wild Is The Wind" (sans falsetto) Tom Smith (the man with quite possibly the most inoffensive name in rock) cranes over the microphone stand and sings as though it's the only thing left on Earth to do.
What really surprised me is that for a band who only have the one album,
the quality and consistency of the songs never dips. "Lights",
Final song of the evening "Fingers In The Factories" is the
perfect stomp-a-thon to finish with. For a band who are meant to be
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