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Martha Wainwright is so fantastic! [Aug. 18th, 2007|12:42 am]
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Just got home from seeing Martha Wainwright play at the Shepherd's Bush Empire; she was so incredible! She played many of my favourites from the first album, some new material that sounds fantastic, a Eurythmics cover that was a vast improvement over the original, AND she had a great line in between-songs banter ("I look like a bird in this dress. WAAARRRKKKKK!!!")

I've had such a great run of seeing top quality gigs the last few months, what with Tori Amos and Joan as Police Woman only quite recently.

I am so going to do a portrait of Martha.
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[User Picture]From: worldofagwu
2007-08-18 05:02 pm (UTC)
hi sina - welcome again to the wacky world of livejournal - i've "friended" you ( - as you may have already seen from my reply to yr gomment on my LJ )

top quality lady singers i've seen recently: sarah cracknell ( w/st.etienne ), jamelia & kelis - all on the same day - free in finsbury park ( in the rain ) - thanks to our beloved mayor
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[User Picture]From: sinasham
2007-08-18 07:31 pm (UTC)

I saw Crackers too!

Hi Martin, Thanks for yr gomment, it's my first!

That's right, I saw good ol' Crackers with the Saints at Finsbury Park that day, I just didn't think of it when I wa slisting the ladies coz I didn't have to pay for it! Ha! So you were there too? Shame I didn't spot you... I arrived just in time for St Etienne and then departed shortly thereafter.
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[User Picture]From: worldofagwu
2007-08-19 03:19 pm (UTC)

Re: I saw Crackers too!

i've never heard her called "crackers" before - that's v.funny

- it was luvly to hear "he's on the phone" live again - but jamelia was the star act of the day imo - possibly becos i wasn't expecting her to be so goob

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