January 21, 2008 18:28

Au Revoir Simone cover David Bowie in New York

Trio triumph at biggest-yet headlining gig

Au Revoir Simone cover David Bowie in New York
Au Revoir Simone covered David Bowie during the encore of their biggest-ever headlining show so far in New York City at the weekend.

Following openers Bell and April March, the Brooklyn-based trio took to the stage with ‘Sad Song’, focusing on from last year’s ‘The Bird Of Music’, they played tracks ‘Stay Golden’ and ‘Through The Backyards’ from 2006’s ‘Verses Of Comfort, Assurance And Salvation’.

After an ethereal cover of Bowie’s ‘Oh You Pretty Things’ the band were joined onstage by friends and fans for album opener ‘The Lucky One’ to cap off a short and sweet set.

As previously reported, Ra Ra Riot, Au Revoir Simone and the Orion Experience have been confirmed as surprise guests at the forthcoming Clap Your Hands Say Yeah show at Bowery Ballroom tomorrow (January 22).

Meanwhile, Au Revoir Simone are bound for the west coast next week for a further three shows.

The dates are:

Los Angeles, CA Troubadour (January 25)
San Francisco, CA Indenpent Theatre (26)
San Francisco, CA Amoeba Music (27)


The set list ran”

‘Sad Song’
‘A Violent Yet Flammable World’
‘Don't See the Sorrow’
‘Fallen Snow’
‘Night Majestic’
‘Dark Halls’
‘Through The Backyards’
‘I Couldn't Sleep’
‘Stay Golden’
‘Lark’
‘The Way to There’
‘Oh You Pretty Things’
‘The Lucky One’


--By our New York staff.
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