Wire at The Garage, London - Live Review
Venue: London Islington Garage
Post-punk veterans enjoy a two-night-stand in London
“We’re awarding points to people who know all the songs in the set,” Wire frontman Colin Newman quips in response to a group of hecklers calling out for hits. Of course, audience requests will be resolutely ignored at any Wire show. The same momentum that propelled their prolific and varied career has long prompted them to ditch older material in favour of whatever’s come next.