Charismatic Parlotones at Wolves Wulfrun
Wulrun hall, Wolverhampton 1st April 2009

Before this gig, I had no knowledge of the Parlotones and had no idea what to expect. I sometimes like it this way. You get to see the personalities of the band members and, in a decent venue with good sound, hear the music live the way it should be heard.

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The Parlotones were no exception to this rule, performing their own brand of melodic South African indie rock. Neil Pauw on drums and Glenn Hodgson on bass are a more than solid rhythm section with Pauw showing subtle brilliance on occasion that would probably be wasted an any non percussionist audience members.

The standout performance though came from Kann Morbee who was vocally excellent and gave a quirky and charismatic show throughout. The band enjoyed one of the best audience receptions for a support band in quite a while.

If youre in to the likes of Snow Patrol, Feeder or even The Fray, Id encourage you to go and see them live while you can still see them at smaller, more intimate venues like the Wulfrun.

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