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Gang of Youth rock Sydney with epic homecoming show

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Qudos Bank Arena, August 6th
★★★★

Everything has a time and a place, and for the Gang of Youth on this tour, it was both.

Frontman Dave Le’aupepe grew up 15 minutes from this venue. He mentioned this night often, being here for a “f—ing boring” (in his words) church meeting. His band is now playing in front of his close family and with his close friends in the sprawling arena he has known over the years as the Superdome, Acer and Allphones. A fact he will never forget.

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But for all the emotions that run through this show, and the gentle trio tunes late in the set, it undoubtedly touches (Brothers, our time is short When tolerance), what you’ll love most, and what you’ll always love most about Gang of Youth gigs, is the unabashed, infectious energy Le’aupepe brings.

He shimmies, spins, and breaks as the band’s albums often feature, real time angelreleased this year, kicks in and he throws himself around like a man possessed.

But it’s not fair to just talk about Le’aupepe. Even he allows the whole band to get their fair share of applause.

The most obvious contributors are diminutive keyboardist-turned-lead guitarist John Kim and violinist Tom Hobden, but the band as a whole is excellent, before supporting act Gretta Ray.・In addition to being the backing vocalist for Youth, he leads the first half. The deepest sigh, the most frank shadow Gives it a seductively feminine spin.

The band are boldly committed to their new album, even if the occasional song may not be as good as they think. in the wake of your vacation ready to join the noble ranks of Let Me Down Easy – We stopped and restarted twice this night for a comic effect that properly kickstarted the crowd. heart is muscle When magnoliaand the incredibly fun, cathartic rush they provide.

If the show was such an important experience for the band, at its best, it was almost biblical for the fans as well.

Gang of Youth rock Sydney with epic homecoming show

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