Archive for June, 2005

U2

Bono is living proof that millionaire pop, sorry Rock, stars should leave the politics alone, unless they have something less simplistic and more intelligent to say than “text this number to tell Tony Blair and Gordon Brown what you think about poverty”.

Kings and Queen

uUtimately these self-obsessed charecters repulsed me, not least in their treatment of Nora’s 10-year old son – by the time Ismael explains why he cannot adopt him I was ready to dial social services. In fact, when Moon River struck up again at the end it was a less elevated movie than Breakfast at Tiffany’s that sprung to mind, it was Slap Her, She’s French.

The Czars

The music is better suited for small clubs than auditoriums, and the intimacy needed for it to seep into the listener’s soul was lacking in the grand Victorian theatre.