Art Brut - Tribeca Grand
I was much more sober when I caught Art Brut at the Tribeca Grand on Saturday night. The room was packed, and when they went on at 12:30, immediately it had a more diminished impact than two days prior. In the back we had our own little craziness, and apparently we were the few back there willing to sing along. After a few songs, some people up front -I guess- didn't take to them, left, and provided ample room to move forward. Up there, I realized that although it's nice to see the band, it's more important to be around people who are having fun. Or at least in a mohawk. Or...wait... was the mohawk dude even there?
They tore through another fantastic set, and I could actually hear what was being said this time.
"This next song has been #1 on the Pops in England for Three... and a Half... Years!"
"Jasper, try to keep up."
"Are you ready, Jasper?"
The Arctic Monkeys have chosen a terrible weak to debut in the U.S. Terrrrrible, I say.