The Twilight Singers performed an acoustic set on The Big Room (or, as Greg suggested, “The Bigger Than Your Office Room”) for CD101 in Columbus today. The set: Papillon Teenage Wristband Hyperballad (Bjork) Dulli also answered a few questions sent in from listeners. The questions and abbreviated answers were: Jill in Fairfield – What do you get the most pleasure of, being a musician? “It’s perk city” Anthony – What’s the band’s position on downloading and bottlegging? “If you want some apples, go up and…
Even though Greg may have claimed “the internet has ruined rock & roll” because “everybody knows what you’re gonna play before you show up,” here’s the set from last night’s show at the Warsaw. Decatur Street Too Tough To Die That’s Just How That Bird Sings King Only Esta Noche Teenage Wristband Twilite Kid Love (All You Need Is Love intro) Annie Mae Martin Eden Papillon (first verse of Retarded outro) Hyperballad Black Is The Color Of My True Love’s Hair (Summertime intro) Encore 1:…
Decatur Street Too Tough To Die (lyrics on stage but not used) That’s Just How That Bird Sings Este Noche Teenage Wristband Twilite Kid Love (All You Need is Love intro) Annie Mae Martin Eden Papillon (first verse of Retarded outro) Hyperballed Black is the Color (Summertime intro) E1 Black Love (solo) The Killer Roses Layla Coda (not on setlist) E2 Strange Fruit (She’s so heavy mid song tease) Don’t Fear the Reaper / Uptown Again Something Hot Faded Thanks, Rob!
The Twilight Singers have added a second Los Angeles show. The band will be performing on April 15 at Spaceland on Silver Lake. You can buy tickets online through Ticketweb.
On Monday at 1:00 PM, The Twilight Singers will perform on CD101.1 FM’s Big Room in Columbus, OH. You can stream the station from their website. You can also email in questions to the band via a link on the station’s home page. CD101.com
The Twilight Singers are scheduled to play at New Orleans’ One Eyed Jacks, located at the site of the former Shim Sham Club, on April 29. >> Upcoming.org Entry Via the Offbeat.com listings database. Thanks to Sandra for the tip.
Over at Martina Topley-Bird’s web forums, a user tipped her off that The Twilight Singers would be covering “Too Tough to Die” on their new LP. Martina’s response: *gobsmacked* That’s so cool. I loved the cover of Band of Gold . I’m so chuffed. The song is amazing live. I can’t wait to hear the studio take. — Thanks to Rob for the tip
Ugh…still reeling from last night’s show in Atlanta (and my 5 AM wakeup call + 4 hour drive = still totally worth it). For those Detroitians upset about not getting a gig this time around, photographer CJ Benninger has a few shots from last year’s Magic Stick show for you to look at and softly cry. CJ Benninger Photography
The Atlanta show was fantastic. The crowd had great energy, and the band reciprocated. Setlist: Strange Fruit Esta Noche Teenage Wristband Twilight Kid Too Tough To Die Bird Sings Decatur St Love Annie Mae Martin Eden Papillon/If I Were Going Hyperballad Black is the Color ———————- The Passion of the Christ monologue/Celebration (Kool & the Gang) Black Love The Killer/Roses (Outkast) Layla Coda ———————- Somethin’ Hot Don’t Fear the Reaper/Uptown Again Summertime/Faded It was great to see so many familiar faces from the last show…
The first date in the spring ’04 Twilight Singers tour is tonight in Orlando. Just found out that I’ll be at Sunday’s Atlanta show. Anyone who’s up for it, let’s meet at the bar downstairs. Safe travels.