Panic At The Disco - Live Review

Panic At The Disco

Panic At The Disco - Leeds Refectory Friday March 14, 2008 Live Review

Panic At The Disco

Leeds Refectory

Friday March 14, 2008

Live Review

It is an indication of their position at the forefront of the emo genre that the crowd for tonight's performance from this Sin City band is made up mainly of mid-teens trying their hardest to dress 'alternatively'. They may have been away for a while, but Panic At The Disco have clearly not been forgotten.

Having established a reputation for a visually stunning show, it comes as a surprise to see the stage with minimal decorations as the house lights are dropped in anticipation for the quartet's arrival. Upon bursting into the deliberately stuttering new track "We're So Starving", it becomes apparent that they have in fact brought along enough flashbulbs to illuminate the Vegas Strip, the band are constantly in silhouette due to the blinding optics behind them. New single "Nine In The Afternoon" has clearly been taken to by the Panic-fanatics as it is belted back to the band at such volume that Brendon Urie could give up lead vocals, while other new tracks unveiled such as "That Green Gentleman" have a mellower tone that show the group have evolved from the music that brought them success.

While applause is polite for the debuting material, reaction to cuts from first album "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out" is positively hysterical, like the greeting of long-lost friends. Jubilant dancing and singing accompanies the likes of "Lying Is The Most Fun.", while breakthrough hit "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" allows Urie to impress with surprisingly strong vocals. A solo acoustic rendition of "Time To Dance" stands out as a highlight and perhaps the only minor sour note is ending with "Mad As Rabbits". Lacking an instant impact, it means the audience don't get to finish with a final burst of energy and instead observe politely. Nevertheless, PATD are in good form and they look set for another successful campaign with album number two.

Alex Lai




Site - http://www.panicatthedisco.com


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Beyonce and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tease Us With Tantalising 15 Second Teaser Clip [Video]

Beyonce teased us all over the weekend, when she shared a 15 second...

Beyonce and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tease Us With Tantalising 15 Second Teaser Clip [Video]

Robert Downey Jr Crowned King of the Box Office

With an estimated income of $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, Downey Jr...

Robert Downey Jr Crowned King of the Box Office

George Clooney On Getting That Tabloid Apology And Why He Had To

Ahead of his wedding to Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney has...

George Clooney On Getting That Tabloid Apology And Why He Had To

A Short History of Forgotten Destiny’s Child Member Farrah Franklin

Farrah Franklin, the forgotten fourth member of Destiny’s Child, found herself...

A Short History of Forgotten Destiny’s Child Member Farrah Franklin

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

Speaking at the Television Critics Association preview night on Monday, lead actor...

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

Vin Diesel Talks This Summer's Weirdest Bromance

Yet in conversation with Access Hollywood, Diesel summed up the relationship between...

Vin Diesel Talks This Summer's Weirdest Bromance
Advertisement

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

There's a new boyband on the UK pop scene who have somehow managed to storm single charts...

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Krusty the Clown may have chucked his last chuckle and played his last Itchy and Scratchy...

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV

After being on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, some people like to retire...

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Panic At The Disco Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Panic At The Disco

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All