War On drugs – O2 Academy – 9th Jul

WOD_03_0815Warmed up by Leeds very own post-punk lash, Adidas Zx 500 Homme Eagulls, canada goose prix a band who’ve been creating havoc in the smaller venues across Yorkshire recently, Canotte Golden State Warriors The War On Drugs entered an almost full capacity O2 Academy and were met by a roar of cheers. With minimal crowd interaction the chilled and relaxed Philadelphians gracefully swept their way through a set which showcased much of 2014’s Lost in the Dream, baskets adidas zx 750 which was ultimately hailed a success by the vast spectrum of critics. nike air zoom pegasus 33 hombre This most recent album which appeared to have injected a new flair back into the bands material only enhanced a set which still relied upon its fair share of earlier crackers. Shredding guitar solos rattled off by front man Adam Granduciel were combined with extensive instrumental interludes that wisped the crowd away into a state of euphoria, gel lyte 3 leaving many taken in by the sheer stage presence of such a live act. Even for those who might not have necessarily listened to the extensive collection of The War on Drugs material beforehand, this live performance simply captivated, nike air max 2017 dames and stood as proof of its own that the band have plenty more to give. Brandishing the harmonica on occasions and utilising the sax, it was difficult to fault the bands live performance. bottes ugg Any lack of intimacy that slipped away through Adam’s quiet stage demeanour was soon repaired by the energy instilled through lyrics and riffs plucked from his guitar. Nike Air Max Thea Femme Bleu Leaving the O2 in silence one last time after a beckoned encore, The War on Drugs were certainly a site to behold. Review by Jacob Flannery.

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