Archive | November, 2011

REVIEW: Hanson @ HMV Institute – 27.11.11

Words by Ceri Black 1997 has a lot to answer for; the death of Princess Diana, Tony Blair becoming Prime minister, and Hanson releasing ‘Mmmbop’. Now, after 5 years and three marriages, the Oklahoma trio are back touring the UK. Birmingham Review went to the HMV Institute to see how they’ve grown. I’ll admit, I […]

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PREVIEW: Hanson @ HMV Institute – 27.11.11

There are some words you dread to write; ‘apocalypse’, ‘famine’, ‘spending the day with Keith Allen’, and some you never thought you’d have to again. So here goes, deep breath. Hanson are back. Playing in Birmingham, on Nov 27th, at the HMV Institute. Step aside Aide you might get hurt. To be fair, the Oklahoma […]

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REVIEW: Death Cab for Cutie @ Birmingham Ballroom 18/11/11

Words by Ceri Black Washington’s Death Cab for Cutie are veterans of the indie-pop scene, having released their first album – ‘Something About Airplanes’ in 1998 and reaching the US number one spot with ‘Narrow Stairs’ in 2008. Tonight the Birmingham Ballroom was their host. After being rebranded and unveiled earlier this year, the BBallroom […]

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