The show delivered a stunning politically charged performance with a set that looked back at Pink Floyd’s back catalogue along with material from Waters’ latest solo album.
Noting Winwood and Clapton on the same bill I couldn’t fail to appreciate the significance that the two performed in the same location, albeit in the same band – Blind Faith, nearly 50 years ago.
Spearheading the punk scene back in the late 1970s with tracks like ‘No More Heroes’ and ‘Hanging Around’ which got a fantastic reception in Hyde Park, The Stranglers add a welcome slice of Brit Punk to the mix.
There’s been times, of course, where you go, “Oh God. Maybe I should just walk away from it and do something else because it’s not working out no matter how hard you try.” It’s the music that keeps you going.
“I don’t get to overrule shit. It’s a hopeless democracy.” Pelle on the dynamics and politics within The Hives