|Laura Cantrell's Back In Glasgow|
|The ABC, Glasgow - Sun 8th May 2016|
How *great* to have Laura Cantrell back in Glasgow - at the ABC, accompanied by Mark Spencer and Jordan Caress, supported by Mary Jean Lewis & The Low Men, promoted by my ol' pal Kevin Morris at the Fallen Angels Club, with Tracyanne Campbell from Camera Obscura joining LC onstage for a duet of "Glass Armour"...
|Left to right - Jordan, Tracyanne, Laura & Mark|
...which they co-wrote (talk about my worlds colliding) and with me jumping onstage for a few songs and cocking up the intro to the title track of the album which started it all in the first place, "Not The trembling' Kind". Perfect.
|"My favourite album of the last 10 years and possibly my life" - John Peel|
|Laura & Mary Jean during post-gig libations|
Twas a great, great night. Allow me to feel a little bit emotional keeping time on "Two Seconds Of Your Love" and "The Whiskey Makes You Sweeter" - all these songs still mean as much to me, if not more.
I do hope, dear reader, that you have picked up NTTK on vinyl (at last) and/or the new BBC Sessions album.
Next day there was luncheon in Sloan's and a sightseeing tour of Laura's third home (hey I'm claiming it for her after Nashville and NY)...
|It's sunny in Glasgow ! Quick! Do the Open Top Bus Tour!|
And now Lady Cantrell is off to tear up Leeds, Oxford, London, Bristol and Manchester....
The night before Laura's show I saw the RSNO perform Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall which was splendid.
But for now - let's keep it country...