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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Goodnight Lenin Review

I saw this band from birmingham when they supported Dry The River at the HMV Institute.

Before seeing them I can honestly say I had never heard anything about them or their music. Although a relatively unknown band, Goodnight Lenin has grown quite the fan base, with gigs frequently selling out. In addition to performing at gigs, Goodnight Lenin have been playing at a number of festivals including the Wood Festival and Glastonbury.

I really enjoyed these boys performance. A folk-esq band with the enthusiasm and spirit of Mumford and Sons when they perform, these boys definitely deserve a chance. With strong vocals and a vast array of instruments there was nothing dull about their set. When listening to the boys I was reminded a great deal of Low Anthem - in terms of both vocal and music style.

Give them a go - you may be pleasantly surprised.


Tour Dates:
20th Nov. The Castle - Manchester 
21st Nov. The Bodega - Nottingham 
23rd Nov. The Great Gatsby - Sheffield 
26th Nov. Kasbah - Coventry
27th Nov. The Boileroom - Guildford 
28th Nov. The Cookie Jar - Leicester 
29th Nov. Sebright Arms - London
1st Dec. Birmingham Cathedral - Birmingham 
2nd Dec. A Nation of Shopkeepers - Leeds

For more information regarding tour dates and tickets check out: http://www.goodnightlenin.com/live


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