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Tindersticks Performing At Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Tindersticks , Stuart Staples - Tindersticks Performing at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall - Liverpool, United Kingdom - Sunday 1st May 2016

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Tindersticks Perform At Vicar Street

Stuart A. Staples - UK indie rock band Tindersticks perform at Vicar Street - Dublin, Ireland - Friday 25th October 2013

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Tindersticks - Live In San Sebastian 2012 Album Review


In principle, the decision to release a live Tindersticks album is a puzzling one, especially one that is merely a mirror to their latest release. Should you choose not to dismiss it simply as cashing in, the recording of their set deep in the Basque country and distribution as a compliment to a repackaged version of this year's The Something Rain and also as a short-run vinyl release seems peculiar for a band with the style and sound of Tindersticks. Yes, The Something Rain is their strongest full-length by far since their reformation in 2006 and a contender for their strongest in the two decades since their formation, but it isn't an album with a lot of room for manoeuvre, and as those who have seen Stuart Staples' world-weary collective live will attest to, they aren't the kind of band to rewrite the script on stage.

Tindersticks - Live In San Sebastian 2012 Album Review

Yet Live In... is a worthy purchase. Rewrite the script they may not, but there are sufficient tangents to ensure it does not feel like a mere photocopy, particularly on pacier moments such as album highlight 'This Fire Of Autumn'. Here it adopts more of a disco vibe, if only said disco was full of paranoid and self-conscious patrons more focused on drinking than dancing; Stuart's crooning vocals are backed throughout by slapped guitars and snappy drums and the falsetto of its chorus no longer sounds like a sore thumb.

The horns that coat The Something Rain are given more prominence also, which is certainly a good thing. They positively swing on 'Slipping Shoes', marrying up to Korg waltzes and walking basslines that offer nods to soul, blues and jazz and close penultimate track 'Come Inside' with the most self-indulgent trumpet solos put down on tape over the past God knows how many decades. That such shamelessly 'smooth' playing does not sound sickly or schmaltzy is perhaps the biggest indicator of the strength of Stuart Staples' song-writing.

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Tindersticks Performing Live At Cinema Sao Jorge. Lisbon, Portugal

Tindersticks Monday 26th March 2012 Tindersticks performing live at Cinema Sao Jorge. Lisbon, Portugal

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Tindersticks, The Something Rain Album Review


In a not too distant parallel universe the term 'Tindersticks' is used to describe something that does "exactly what is said on the tin". The now Berlin based sextet have covered more ground than ever on the two albums since their return from semi hiatus, with the rockier (relatively) 'Hungry Saw' full-length and the (again relatively) experimental 'Falling Down A Mountain', but these have been mere sidesteps rather than journeys into brave new territories.

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Day 3. Porto, Portugal

Tindersticks Saturday 16th July 2011 Day 3. Porto, Portugal

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Neil Fraser Of The Tindersticks Performing Live At Coliseu Dos Recreios

Fraser and Tindersticks - Thursday 28th October 2010 at Coliseu Dos Recreios Lisbon, Portugal

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Tindersticks, The Hungry Saw Album Review


Review of Tindersticks album The Hungry Saw.

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