Camden Crawl Critical Conclusions for….The Rumour Said Fire (2012 Camden Crawl Review)
PeteHatesMusic is at the 2012 Camden Crawl, and giving a gig by gig review as they happen. Below is our Camden Crawl Critical Conclusions for….The Rumour Said Fire.
Venue: Electric Ballroom
First Impressions:Are you REM in disguise? Spoiler alert: No. But don’t argue with my first impression. The Rumour Said Fire have more lush songs.
Stage Presence: 7/10 – Well, they were there. Not overbearing but not dominant.
Crowd Reaction: 7/10 – Respectful.
Banter: 7/10. “If you like what you hear, buy it. Or download it and share it – we don’t care!”
Number of times they said their band name: Once.
Water/alcohol/neither: Cans of beer! And the Danish band drank a Danish beer, Carlsberg. Don’t you get enough of that back home?! The singer also had water.
The Last Word: 8/10 – Some songs reminded me of the Decemberists, some reminded me of REM, and some reminded me
of generic adult contemporary radio stuff (infrequently, thankfully). I’m glad I caught this Danish 5-piece band.
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