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The Vaccines ★★★

SECC, Glasgow

8/11/11

Supporting The Arctic Monkeys

I wasn’t expecting much from them this time considering their substandard performance due to illness at the ABC previously this year, however I was nothing short of impressed.

Playing hits from their only album including “Post Break Up Sex” and “Norgaard”, The Vaccines were on top form this time round and definitely knew how to get the crowd hyped.

A smaller venue would have probably been better for this gig, and for the fact I could have gotten a better view of Freddie Cowan 😉 , however supporting The Arctic Monkeys was clearly a great move for them.

If this great standard can be maintained, then its safe to say we will be hearing a lot more from this London based band in the years to come.

Great gig.

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Arctic Monkeys ★★★★

SECC, Glasgow 
8/11/11 

First time I’ve seen The Arctic Monkeys live and they were nothing less than amazing.

Alex Turner captured the crowd in Glasgow on Tuesday night with his outstanding guitar skills and overall gorgeous looks. The all standing arena really added to the buzzing atmosphere as songs such as Thunderstorm, Mardy Bum and Black Treacle left us leaving with ringing in our ears and smiles on our faces.
The change of genre within their newest album revealed that Alex Turner is now being compared to the likes of James Dean and this certainly proved a hit with the younger generation with a great mix of old and new materials to encourage all ages.

Despite some bitch throwing beer over me during the encore , It was an overall great night.