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Andrew WK : London ULU
Never, not once, have I been unfortunate enough to witness anything as preposterously, mystifyingly awful as this...
Perhaps if I got moist at the idea of a front row seat at one of Ben Elton’s tourist-bait rock bonanzas, perhaps if I was so easily dazzled by volume I thought Meatloaf (a character played by Marvin Lee Aday remember, not a real person) was [I]kewl[I], perhaps if all I wanted from music was a chance to snigger a bit and headbang "ironically", perhaps then I’d excuse Andrew WK. But probably not.
So yes, they were loud and yes he wore white and jumped about a lot and yes every single song ( ‘She Is Beautiful', for instance) sounded indistinguishable from another (like ‘Never Let Down’) and if that’s enough for you – and it was certainly enough for the balding [I]Pop Idol reject present who was dancing like a village idiot high on child porn – then great, enjoy the Rod Stewart musical. But, please, leave me the fuck alone.
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