THERAPY? paid tribute to MOGWAI as they kicked off the tenth birthday celebrations – and marked their own decade in rock – at GLASGOW CATHOUSE last
night (October 7).
The gig – which was attended by Mogwai, Sona Fariq and several other rising rock and indie stars – lasted almost two hours and the often hilarious set saw frontman Andy Cairns dedicate ‘Screamager’ to Cathouse promoter Donald MacLeod, ‘Dai (sic) Laughing’ to “the Welsh” and ‘The Trigger Inside’ to his son Jonah, saying: “My son loves Winnie The Pooh but when I read him bedtime stories he always says, ‘Dad, why can’t you talk about Pooh’s friends.
Well now I can. This is ‘The Tigger Inside’.”
In front of a sold-out and extremely riotous
audience, who managed a stage invasion after just two songs, the band ditched their shirts and wound it up with an extended encore which included brief bursts of The Ramones