Live review: Purple
Venue: London The Stillery
Texan threesome keep it short, sharp and showy.
As a general rule there are two types of live bands: those who come to you, and those who expect you to come to them.
In the traditional showbiz model, the former was the norm. But since rock music came of age in the 60s and got a bit too cool for all that crowd-pleasing song-and-dance malarkey, it’s become almost as common to see bands who look as if they’ve just stumbled on stage, possibly under duress as part of some community service order.