Opening up the evening are Tremors, a Manchester band that's been building themselves a following through 2015 and who tonight impress us with a well-structured set of songs that come from the heart. The five-piece aren't afraid to expand their horizons and to make themselves sound big. Whilst they describe themselves as shoe gaze / alternative / americana, we can hear some more radio-friendly anthemic tendencies fighting their way out. Debut single Time Again is a good indicator of where they are, but the set offers enough variety to suggest that they're only just getting started.
Which is exactly what Lungs are. Other than a secret warm up gig in Winsford a couple of nights earlier, this is Lungs' first ever show and there's a great deal of interest been generated by the band's bass player Mark Cuppello given the mystery around his departure from The Courteeners after a decade in the band. Whilst this might have piqued the interest of the crowd, Lungs' music immediately becomes the focus. This is a band that have clearly honed their sound before making their live debut and already they have a set of eight songs that are both adventurous in intent and their delivery fused with a fluidity and rhythm to them that impresses us. Stand out tracks were Animal and Still Awake, but their final song All In is the real showstopper.
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Lungs are on Twitter.
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