Wednesday, 15 January 2014

HANNAH GEORGAS - SINGLE REVIEW

Hannah Georgas - Enemies (Dine Alone Records) 
Hannah Georgas - Enemies

Release Date: 10th February 2014

Ms Georgas was one of my favourite finds of 2013 as she drifted ashore among a slew of Canadian talent so it's delightful news that she's coming to Europe for a fairly extensive tour. The single that accompanies the tour is 'Enemies' which is a gorgeously poppy affair with the indie nous of Fesit, Metronomy or Bat For Lashes. The undulating electronic bleeps and bloops are subtly underplayed as the beats keep the time but feel like they could fall over at any moment, like an exhausted middle distance runner approaching the finish line. Georgas' voice is as velvety smooth and cucumber cool as ever it was which is the real point here. I expect the live shows to be an indie-pop triumph with the Hannah Georgas playing the reluctant star, taking centre stage but being overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from the crowds on a nightly basis. Don't let me (or her) down, people.


Live Dates:

Supporting City & Colour
21st January - O2 Academy, Newcastle
25th January - O2 Academy, Leeds
26th January - O2 Academy, Glasgow
28th January - Apollo, Manchester
30th January - O2 Academy, Birmingham
31st January - Hammersmith Apollo, London
1st February - Nick Ryans, Norwich
3rd February - O2 Academy, Bournemouth
4th February - Dome, Brighton
5th February - Trabendo, Paris
7th February - Bierhubeli, Bern
8th February - Posthof, Linz
9th February - The Roxy, Prague
11th February - Capitol, Hannover
14th February - O13, Tilberg
16th February - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
17th February - Live Music Hall, Cologne
18th February - Longhorn, Stuttgart
19th February - Tonhalle, Munich
21st February - Huxley's, Berlin
22nd February - Docks, Hamburg
24th February - Vega, Copenhagen
25th February - Rockefeller, Oslo

26th February - Berns, Stockholm

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