02 May 2009

Camden Crawl Review: Saturday Highlights

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Hot Leg (Listen: See them 1/6 @ Indig02)
Justin Hawkins of The Darkness leads what is hands-down the best half hour of the weekend. They sound studio-quality, with every soaring falsetto note and searing guitar solo finding its mark. They also sound exactly like the Darkness, which is exactly what the audience wants. Only these choice snippets from Hawkins' unfazed banter can begin to do the show justice: "There is a man in a one-piece trying to top the crowd." (Remarking on a sozzled serial crowdsurfer in a red jumpsuit who, at a distance, could be mistaken for a member of Datarock.) "No, you idiot, how are they going to see you if you're in there with them?" (Chastizing a disobedient member of the crowd who was meant to stand on stage shirtless.) "I think you know the rules about getting off the stage during Hot Leg." (In asking a woman to either leave the stage or remove her shirt, as per their rules.) "WE ARE HOT LEGGGGGG!" (In a song.) Why, oh why wasn't everyone here? (AS)

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02 May 2009

Behind-the-Scenes Vivid Video

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The production team behind Vivid loves their Power Horse, an energy drink keeping them going. A behind-the-scenes video from the set focuses heavily on the canned (caffeinated) fuel, however, you do get a bit of co-star Justin Hawkins and some other on-set antics. It's rather silly. Seeing as this is the first in a series, hopefully we'll get something a bit more substantial next time.

Vivid is written and directed by Reg Traviss and stars Charisma Carpenter, Paul Sculfor and Ricci Harnett. In the film, a New York novelist relocates to rural England only to be rejected by the locals and haunted by horrific visions of a massacre.



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02 May 2009

The dark side of the moon

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Former Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins will headline this year’s Moonfest music festival in Westbury.

Moonfest was cancelled last year when Wiltshire Police won a court order eight days beforehand, after security fears over the festival, due to be headlined by Pete Doherty’s band Babyshambles.

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2504 days ago

RT @etvapos: @DrBrianMay and @why don't you follow each other!? ;)
2506 days ago

Wowzers, Madrid folk really know how to make you feel welcome. This was a fun show. Right, home time for me :)
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RT @AlClarkofficial: Big cup game today, lovely weather for it. @jimbohuz @justinhawkins #NHTIFD
2506 days ago

@railcomjon soon, Jon, soon. 3 more shows and I get a little break. NHTIFD!!
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